Refinishing Laminate Cabinets

Is it possible to tint laminate cabinets from lavender to gray? Then I would like to replace the purple counter tops for a more neutral color, as well. I can not afford to replace the cabinets.

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November 27, 20090 found this helpful

By tint, I assume you mean paint. Laminate cabinets are much like wood cabinets, they can be painted as long as you do all of the preparation work correctly.

Laminate is a very smooth surface that can attract grease, dirt and other contaminants that need to be removed before priming and painting. Make sure you use a good quality primer that will stick to surfaces such as laminate.

This article suggests the correct primer to use, how to clean the cabinets and how to paint them properly.

http://www.how2  en_Cabinets.html

I hope that helps.

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December 29, 20090 found this helpful

This is a very affordable project, but you need to have the time to devote to it. Here's a link that can help:

http://www.oldh  n-cabinets.shtml

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