Kitchen Cabinet Painting

Cabinets are vital elements of a kitchen, regardless of their size. They provide excellent functionality to users by allowing them to store and access kitchen essentials, from food to utensils to small appliances. 

Whether your cabinets have a standard or customized design, they provide a great opportunity to aesthetically update the look of your kitchen since these cabinets take up much of the space. If you want to transform the look of your kitchen without committing to a full renovation, you can repaint or reface them. 

Hiring a professional painter in Dublin, CA, to paint your kitchens is a cost-effective way to make your rundown kitchen cabinets sleek and brand-new once again. Professional kitchen cabinet painters have experience, technical skills, and the correct tools, leaving no room for errors and guaranteeing that your kitchen cabinets will be well-protected and look as good as new for years. 

Why should you repaint your kitchen cabinets?

Repainting kitchen cabinets can offer several benefits:

  • Cost-effectiveness—Repainting is often more affordable than replacing cabinets altogether. It allows you to update the look of your kitchen without the expense of buying new cabinets.
  • Refreshed appearance—Over time, Kitchen cabinets can become worn, faded, or outdated. Repainting them can give your kitchen a fresh, new look and improve the overall aesthetics of the space.
  • Customization – Repainting your cabinets allows you to choose a new color or finish that suits your style and preferences. This allows you to personalize your kitchen and make it more cohesive with the rest of your home decor.
  • Increased home value – A well-maintained and updated kitchen is a major selling point for potential homebuyers. Repainting cabinets can enhance your kitchen’s appeal and potentially increase your home’s value.
  • Protection – Painting your cabinets can provide a protective layer that helps prevent damage from moisture, grease, and other kitchen-related hazards. This can extend the lifespan of your cabinets and keep them looking great for longer.
  • Environmental considerations – Choosing to repaint cabinets instead of replacing them reduces waste and is more environmentally friendly. It allows you to give your kitchen a makeover without contributing to landfill waste.

Repainting kitchen cabinets is a cost-effective and relatively simple way to revitalize your kitchen and improve its appearance and functionality.

Custom Painting, Inc.’s kitchen cabinet repainting and refinishing services

Custom Painting, Inc.’s kitchen cabinet repainting and refinishing services

Do you want an entirely different color for your kitchen, or simply want to highlight the beauty of their natural wood color? Custom Painting, Inc. Offers various repainting and refinishing services that will make your cabinets an outstanding visual asset in your home.

There are several types of cabinet refinishing techniques, including:

  • Painting involves applying paint to the cabinets to change their color or refresh their appearance. Painting can give cabinets a new look and cover any imperfections or stains. Properly prepare the cabinets by sanding, priming, and applying multiple coats of paint for a smooth and durable finish.
  • Staining involves applying a wood stain to enhance the wood’s natural grain and change or refresh the color. Staining can give cabinets a rich, luxurious look and is often chosen to update the appearance of older cabinets while retaining the natural beauty of the wood.
  • Refacing involves replacing the cabinet doors and drawer fronts while keeping the existing cabinet boxes. This is typically done with new veneers or laminate materials that match the desired style or color. Refacing can give cabinets a completely new look without the expense and hassle of replacing them entirely.
  • Glazing involves applying a semi-transparent color over a surface that has already been painted or stained. This method will give your kitchen cabinets added depth and dimension.
  • Lacquer is a hard and shiny coating that protects your kitchen cabinets from scuffs and marks. One of the best things about lacquer is that it can be easily removed if damaged.
  • Revarnishing. If cabinets are made of wood and have a varnish or clear coat finish, revarnishing involves stripping off the old varnish, sanding the surface, and applying a new coat of varnish to protect and enhance the wood’s appearance. This can restore the cabinets to their original beauty or give them a fresh, updated look.
  • Veneering involves applying a thin layer of wood or laminate veneer over the existing cabinet boxes. This method is an option if you want to change the look of your cabinets without entirely replacing them. However, this method can be more complex and may require professional installation. The good thing about veneering is that it offers a wide range of finishes and looks.
  • Refacing involves replacing only the cabinet doors and drawer fronts while keeping the cabinet boxes and shelves. It also allows you to change the door style and add new hardware, giving your kitchen an entirely new look. Cabinet refacing can be a great option if the structure of your cabinets is still intact, but you want to update their look.
  • Hardware replacement. Sometimes simply updating the hardware, such as knobs, handles, and hinges, can make a significant difference in the appearance of cabinets. It is a relatively quick and inexpensive way to refresh the look of cabinets without extensive refinishing work.

Each type of cabinet refinishing has advantages and considerations, and the choice depends on factors such as the condition of the cabinets, desired aesthetic, budget, and time constraints. Proper preparation and appropriate techniques are essential to achieving a professional and long-lasting finish.

Custom Painting, Inc.’s cabinet repainting and refinishing process

Custom Painting, Inc., usually follows the steps below in transforming dated or worn-out kitchen cabinets to make them look completely new:

  • Remove the door, drawers, and hardware.
  • Clean, wash, or degrease cabinet surfaces to be painted.
  • Scuff sand the cabinet surfaces to be painted.
  • Apply the cabinets with a good-quality primer. 
  • Allow the primer to dry.
  • Fine sand the cabinets to remove bumps, dust, lint, or grooves on the surface. This will make the surfaces smooth.
  • Apply the first coat of paint (or other finishing material) to the surface, typically in the wood grain’s direction. Apply another coat if necessary.
  • Let the paint (or other finishing material) dry completely. The rule of thumb is that the longer the drying time, the better the finish.
  • Re-install and assemble the cabinet doors, drawers, and hardware. New hardware might be installed if necessary.
  • Clean up the workspace and do the final walkthrough and inspection to see if touch-ups are needed.

Choose Custom Painting, Inc. for your kitchen cabinet repainting and refacing services! 

Here are good reasons why you should choose Custom Painting, Inc. for your next kitchen cabinet repainting and refinishing project:

  • We will get the job right on the first go.
  • We bring decades of experience, plus quality paints and tools, to deliver a durable and long-lasting finish to your kitchen cabinets.
  • You can always expect high-quality results from us.
  • We always provide a written guarantee once the project is done.

Contact us today!

Ditch the DIY and choose a professional painting contractor, such as Custom Painting, Inc.! We ensure quality work, satisfactory outcomes, and long-lasting results that will keep your kitchen cabinets looking great for years, saving you time and money in the long run. Contact us at 925-294-8062 or fill out our estimate request form for a free job estimate.