Updating laminate kitchen cabinets
But if it's paint you want, the answer to your question is yes, as long as the laminate is well-adhered and in good condition.
First, I'd wipe down all the surfaces with a solvent such as xylol to get rid of dirt and grease.
said "laminate cabinets." That was my problem, as over the years I've always been told you can't paint laminate.
Thanks to wiki How, I now know I can and this told me what to use.
You can paint most cabinet surfaces, but proper prep is key to success.
For laminate and melamine finishes, be sure to rough up the surface with 150-grit sandpaper, and apply a good bonding primer before topping it off with the color of your choice.
You will need to properly prep the surface and then apply an appropriate primer to ensure that the new paint sticks to the laminates smooth, slick surface.
Read the following article for instructions on how to paint laminate cabinets.
It turned out ok, but I was ready to try it on a bigger scale this time and I had learned some new methods that I wanted to try.So I took the affected kitchen doors and drawers off and peeled them all down to the bare MDF surface.