Painting Your Laminate Cabinets. As mentioned above, planting your laminate cabinets is easy to do! Simply follow these steps and you'll have cabinets that look completely new in no time. Step 1 - Clean the Cabinets. Before painting, you'll want to clean your cabinets thoroughly. Wipe them down with a cloth and laminate cleaner. Allow the cabinets to dry completely and then lightly sand them. This will enable the paint to bond more securely to the cabinets.
Laminate cabinets are build with medium-density laminate -- a combination of wood byproducts and resin glued together under heat and hydraulic pressure. Durable plastic is laminated to both sides to produce solid sheets of material that's cut and assembled into cabinets.
Freshen up your kitchen and save money by painting your kitchen cabinets instead of replacing them. In this step by step video on how to paint laminate cabinets you'll learn exactly what you need
Painting your kitchen cabinets is the single most transformative thing you can do to your kitchen without a gut renovation. And, if you do it yourself, it can also be one of the least expensive ways to overhaul the space — just the cost of materials and, of course, your time. And time it will take
Painting laminate requires that a few things are done correctly or you will run into problems with paint chipping, peeling and generally not adhering to the surface. Please refer to my other articles about the general process of painting cabinets. (Links can be found below this article. 1.
There it is, my full year in review of the painted laminate kitchen cabinets with primer and without primer. If I could do it over my choice would be to prime, use the cabinet paint (the milk paint will break the bank) and at least two coats of either top coat.