Primers for painting cabinets can be the most important part. We always use primers even know that the paint we use advertises that you shouldn’t need a primer. Primers will give a better uniform finish and allow for a more durable and lasting finish. Many suppliers make an acceptable primer for cabinet painting including Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore and Zinsser. Primers For Cabinet Painting/Cabinet Refinishing Oil(or Alkyd) primers will block the yellow tannin oils from bleeding through and causing yellow staining on the finish coat. However they are in..
Replacing carpet and painting are the two largest aesthetically impressive changes that you can make when remodeling the interior of your home. Some choose to do both at the same time. It is difficult to decide which to do first and why. You will find some interior house painters that will have a preference either way. Generally carpet guys want to get their work done first. At the end of the day some of it is about your expectations, your pocketbook and your contractors flexibility. Just remember that you want to keep your contractor’s happy so they give you the bes..
Refinishing/painting cabinets is a new trend that is exploding on the home remodeling scene in just about every state now. Some cabinet painters have gone to laquer only, some use high quality paints, and some just use trim paint on cabinets. Obviously classic trim paint will not hold up to expectations of something so expensive to replace. This leaves us with the options between high quality cabinet paint and lacquers. Each have their benefits. Benefits Of High Quality Cabinet Paint Paint that is durable enough to take the abuse of a kitchen, bath or laundry rooms w..
Painting oak trim white is one of the most difficult things to paint DIY. Either you have bleed through of the tannin oils or the grain causes the trim to come out not smooth at all. There are several solutions to these problems. Some of them take WAY too much work and some just give better results. Options To Reducing The Grain Reducing the grain seems to be the largest concern of most homeowners doing a DIY project. Its not easy to know which options to take to meet your expectations of smooth white painted oak trim. The first option you may see on the inte..