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Painting Particle Board Kitchen Cabinets

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Painting Particle Board Kitchen Cabinets

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Painting Particle Board Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen Cabinet Trends Marry Style, Function Furniture-grade materials and custom add-ons create cabinets that perform beautifully without sacrificing style. Sorting Through Kitchen Cabinet Choices Before you spend a big chunk of your remodel budget on cabinets, make sure you’re choosing wisely. Here’s how to pick the best cabinets for your kitchen. 25 Tips For Painting Kitchen Cabinets Painting your kitchen cabinets is no small undertaking, that’s why planning and prep are so important. Read through these tips to make sure you get the job done right. Tips on Kitchen Cabinets When it comes to kitchen cabinets, there are plenty to choose from. Here is some information to help you choose what kind of cabinet is right for you. Cabinet Catches From touch latches to magnetic catches, this guide will make it easy to choose the right cabinet catches for any cabinet doors. Tips on Organizing and Cleaning Kitchen Cabinets The Queen of Clean, Linda Cobb, reveals tips for cleaning and organizing kitchen cabinets. 10 Kitchen Cabinet Tips DIY experts share 10 things you should know about installing cabinetry. Venturing to the Dark Side of Cabinets The color black may not be synonymous with an upbeat room design, but designers say black cabinets can create a dramatic look in your kitchen. How to Stain Wood Kitchen Cabinets Home improvement expert Bruce Johnson shares some techniques for staining wood kitchen cabinets. Reorganize a Medicine Cabinet Don’t let your medicine cabinet become a vertical junk drawer. Use these tips and products to keep your important personal items in order.
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Painting Particle Board Kitchen Cabinets

Painting particle board can be a real trial. After all, most paint simply will not stick to the stuff. However, with the proper preparation, painting your particle board kitchen cabinets will be just as easy as painting anything else in your house. You will need to add a few extra steps, but the results will be well worth it when the paint sticks to the particle board rather than sliding down to the floor.
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Painting Particle Board Kitchen Cabinets

Your paint jobs look lovely!I am a Kitchen and Bath designer and I have heard the “real wood” argument a million times. It is near impossible to find a solid wood cabinet in the sense that most people think of it. Most people assume solid wood cabinets are made of wood boards (like they are milled off a tree). They are unstable structurally because they tend to warp – not to mention cost prohibitive. Cabinets are made of some solid wood “board” components for faces, doors, drawerheads and details, but the boxes and shelves are almost always exclusively particle board or plywood. Plywood is more stable than particleboard for wet areas. MDF (medium density fiberboard) is very heavy and great for detailed or painted doors. All of these forms of real wood are stronger and less likely to warp than solid wood boards.Industry people call particleboard, plywood and MDF “real wood” because these items are made from real wood components. They are not saying it is a solid wood board. I know many people won't agree with that. But I do know from experience that solid “board” wood cabinets are structurally unreliable, expensive and hard, hard, hard to find. So, the fact that your bookcases from Broyhill were particle board and solid wood “board” was not a surprise to me. I hope this helps a little for your cabinetry hunting in the future.

Painting Particle Board Kitchen Cabinets

Search Add New Question Can I paint particle board kitchen cabinets? wikiHow Contributor Yes, you may paint kitchen cabinets made of particle board, but it should be sanded first. Thanks! Yes No Not Helpful 1 Helpful 4 Can I stain the cabinet rather than using latex paint? wikiHow Contributor If it is a laminate cabinet, then staining would not be recommended as there is particle board under the laminate, which lacks the wood grains needed to bring out the stain colors. Basically you’d still end up with a painted look, but it would absorb unevenly and look very odd. That being said, you could use stain on top of your paint to give it an antiquated appearance. Thanks! Yes No Not Helpful 1 Helpful 3
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Painting Particle Board Kitchen Cabinets

BHG.com Home Improvement Remodeling Advice & Planning How Do I Refinish Particle Board Kitchen Cabinets Spiff up plain particle board kitchen cabinets with these simple home improvement tips. Facebook Pinterest Twitter Google Plus Email Print More Oops, we’re sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later. Oops, we’re sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later. Share your take on this idea!Upload your photo here.CLOSE While you can sand and paint particleboard cabinetry, I can’t guarantee a wonderful or durable finish. This fix can make them a good deal more presentable. Sand the cabinets first and get them as smooth as you can. Then I would recommend an oil based primer. Latex primers will raise the particles in the board creating a rougher look. You way have to sand again with fine sandpaper and apply a second coat of oil based primer. The topcoat with two coats of 100% acrylic paint. Try to find a finish that will “level out” and give you a nice finish look. I have had good luck with ProClassic from Sherwin Williams and Cover Stain primer from Zinnser. Oops, we’re sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later. Oops, we’re sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later. Share your take on this idea!Upload your photo here.CLOSE
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Painting Particle Board Kitchen Cabinets

Refinishing cabinets and other furniture allows you to save money on replacements and improve the look of your room. If you have particle board or laminate cabinets, then you will not be able to refinish the cabinets to look like natural wood. However, you can paint cabinets to change their appearance. It is difficult for the paint to stick to laminate cabinets, so make sure you spend plenty of time removing the previous finish before creating a new one. You will need to invest on superior primer and paint to ensure adhesion of the new finish. Find out how to refinish particle board cabinets.
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Painting Particle Board Kitchen Cabinets

Applying a coat of primer is important in most paint projects, and working with particle board is no different. Using a primer helps prepare the surface of the particle board to adhere to the paint. Before applying the primer, make sure that the surface is clean and the inevitable dust from the sanding stage has been carefully removed. If there’s any dust, the primer won’t stick properly and you will have to reapply it. Primers are commonly sold in both a traditional bucket form as well as a convenient spray form. Allow the primer to dry completely before painting for the most successful results.
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Particle board is far from pretty, but it does serve many purposes. Also called chipboard, it’s favored for its affordability and sustainable nature, as it’s made from discarded materials like saw dust that are repurposed and compressed into the new wood product. For better or worse, there is a stigma that surrounds particle board since its recycled nature causes some people to perceive it as a lesser, cheaper material. If you happen to own any furniture or structures made from this chipboard, a nice coat of paint could be just the thing to spruce it up and make a real statement. Check out these tips as you set out to paint your board.
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So I really like that you found a technique that turned out not only pretty, but durable. That being said I have this really old bedroom suit furniture that are really great pieces (great condition and have the potential to look modern yet unique) but the problem is, they are that gross particle board stuff (I think?) AND a yucky “light green wood” color..I hope you know what I mean lol very popular in the 70s, the kind where if you chip it off it has that redish brown color underneath and gets splintery? (thankfully it hasn't done this in any spots) but my question I guess is, is this the particle board stuff you're talking about (if you can determine based on my description) and will this technique work on them? I'm scared to “take the plunge” because I read somewhere that certain faux woods like laminate and such can end up warped and absorbing the paint if not done properly..

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