Dining Room Cabinet Painting Techniques in Wrentham, MA
You very likely have some rather lovely dining room cabinets — but if it’s been a long time since they were painted (if, of course, they are painted) it’s quite possible that they could use a touch-up.
On the other hand, it’s also entirely possible that your dining room cabinets look perfectly fine, but you want to change up their look of them by giving them different colors.
If you make the time to learn some fundamental tips for painting, you will find that your cabinets are better painted and overall look better.
Let’s have a look at some dining room cabinet painting techniques.
1. Using The Right Kind Of Paint
One thing you’re going to want to do when you’re looking to paint your dining room cabinets is to make sure that you use the right sort of paint for the work that is to be done.
Of course, what is right for your cabinet painting project depends largely on the way that your dining room is used — for example, if you frequently make use of the room and have a lot of food going in and out of it, a glossier paint would be better as it will be easier to clean.
On the other hand, if you don’t find that you will be likely to need to clean your cabinets that often you can likely make use of a flat paint, which does better for covering imperfections on the surface of the cabinets that might be there.
2. Choosing A Coordinating Color
You may know that there are a lot of colors out there that you’ll be able to choose from but naturally not all of them are going to be appropriate for your cabinets.
A fairly simple way that you can determine if you are choosing a good color is to have a look at the other colors in the room and then, making use of an online color wheel, see if your chosen color or colors falls in the line of coordinating colors.
You might also do well to get some samples of proposed colors so that you will be able to see how the colors look on the cabinets before committing to buying full volumes of the colors.
3. Let Surfaces Dry
In the process of painting your cabinets, there are going to be a number of steps that will have the surface of your cabinets in need of drying time.
For example, right after you have made sure to expertly sand the surface of your cabinets, you will find that it is necessary to properly remove the sanding dust from the cabinets — and in doing so, you will get the cabinets a bit moist, which will mean that you need to allow the cabinets to fully dry before you apply a coat of primer.
If you do not allow, in this case, for the surfaces to properly dry before applying primer, you will find that you have painting issues that arise — the kinds of painting issues that will need to be corrected in a way that will require the cabinets to need extensive repainting.
4. Plan Out Your Painting Project
Lastly, remember that one of the best ways to ensure that you have a good painting project is by planning it out well in advance.
This entails measuring out your cabinet surfaces that will be painted and then figuring out how much primer and paint you will need, as well as the time that it will take to paint them.
By doing this, you will be able to get a better value for your money in terms of getting the right amount of paint and primer, and having an efficient timeline for the painting project.
Power Painting Plus specializes in Interior Painting, Exterior Painting, and Cabinet Refinishing. We look forward to helping you with your home renovations in Franklin, MA. Contact us by calling (508) 784-1800.