Up next in Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling (10 videos)
Spruce up your kitchen and bathroom with the easy and affordable renovation ideas in these videos.
You Will Need
- A screwdriver
- Grease-cutting cleanser
- A sponge
- Wood putty
- A putty knife
- Masking tape
- Oil-based or acrylic latex paint
- A mini paint roller
- A full-sized paint roller
- A paintbrush
- An airless paint sprayer (optional) (optional) (optional)
Remove drawers, doors, and hardware
Remove all of the drawers, cabinet doors, and hardware using a screwdriver.
Clean surfaces with cleanser and sponge
Use grease-cutting cleanser and a sponge to gently, but thoroughly, clean the cabinets, drawers, and doors. Rinse the surfaces and let them dry.
Fill in dents or divots with wood putty
Fill in any dents or divots in the doors and drawers using wood putty and a putty knife.
Lightly scrub all of the surfaces with sandpaper.
Mark surfaces that won't be painted
Use masking tape to cover all of the surfaces that you don't want painted.
Paint the cabinets. Use a mini roller for tight spaces like the inside of the cabinet. Use a full-sized roller or a brush everywhere else.
Let paint dry, then reattach
Allow the paint to dry completely. Reattach the hardware, and then remount the doors and drawers. Step back and admire your beautiful new kitchen cabinets.