How to paint inside of cupboards?

How to paint inside of cupboards featured

Preparation is key

Before you begin painting the inside of your cupboards, it is imperative to empty them out completely. Take the time to properly clean the surfaces and remove any grease or grime. You will also need to sand the surfaces with a fine-grit sandpaper to create a smooth surface for the paint to adhere to. After sanding, use a damp cloth to wipe away any dust or debris.

Choose the right paint and tools

It is important to choose a paint specifically designed for cabinets, as it will be more durable and long-lasting. You will also need a paintbrush, a roller, and a high-quality primer. Use a small paintbrush to reach into corners and tight spaces, and a foam roller for larger areas to ensure a smooth, even finish.

Apply primer and paint in thin coats

Start by applying a thin coat of primer, allowing it to dry completely before applying the first coat of paint. When painting, be sure to use thin coats and avoid overloading the brush or roller with paint. Allow each coat to dry completely before applying the next. Depending on the color and type of paint you are using, you may need several coats to achieve the desired finish.

Consider adding a decorative touch

Once the paint has dried completely, you may want to consider adding a decorative touch to your cupboards. A simple stencil or a coat of contrasting paint on the inside shelving can add a pop of color and interest to your cupboards.

Reassemble and enjoy your updated cupboards

Once the paint has dried and you are happy with the finished result, reassemble your cupboards and enjoy your updated space. Not only will your cupboards look refreshed and modern, but painting them yourself can also save you money and give you a sense of accomplishment.

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