Painting oak cabinets white step one.
Painting oak bathroom cabinets white.
Use a roller or paintbrush to prime the faces of cabinet boxes and drawers and both sides of doors.
The best paint for oak cabinets i found is insl x cabinet coat enamel in satin diluted and applied with a paint sprayer.
Before you can really get started at all you have to remove all of the cabinet doors and drawers.
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Like i mentioned above a lot of research and testing went into that decision.
If you are reusing your hinges be sure to label them as well.
The paint won t adhere correctly to the vanity if you try to paint it as is and you ll end up with a subpar look.
Cabinets can be prepared and painted within 1 to 3 weeks.
Painting your vanity is an easy and practical way to transform your bathroom.
Yes i know this goes against a lot of what you hear elsewhere.
Be sure to label each door as you remove it so you will know exactly where it goes.
Use painters tape to protect the wall or mirror from paint drips or messes while painting the vanity.
Insl x cabinet coat is an acrylic water based enamel.
Oak and other porous woods may require extra prep time.
However before you can begin painting you need to first prepare the vanity.
Load the roller cover with paint then apply a base coat to the outer and or inner cabinet frame.
Cover the floor with a drop cloth.
Contrary to popular belief if you have old stained oak cabinets you should not be using sandpaper on them prior to painting them white.
How to paint oak cabinets using a brush and roller if you don t mind a little of the oak grain showing after the cabinets are painted you can skip the steps above for filling in the oak grain and use the steps below to paint your oak cabinets using a good quality paint brush and roller.
Many people like the colonial or country kitchen style of white or cream colored cabinets.
But i can tell you for a fact that if you sand your cabinets you run the risk of a bad paint job.
Step by step tutorial showing you how to paint your bathroom cabinets vanity like a pro.
I speak from experience.
If you are not pleased with the finish consult your local paint shop for advice on painting bathroom cabinets.
No stripping no sanding and no sealing.