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Hey guys, did you know that cabinet painting is more akin to car painting than it is to regular walls painting?
Cabinet Painting has grown so much in popularity these last few years, and everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. You must have so many questions!
- How do you choose who to work with?
- What products do you choose to coat your cabinets with?
- What’s the preferred process?
- How much does it cost and how long should it take?
All the answers you need are right here!
Search through the articles below to find the information you’re looking for.
Here are some good places to start:
- If you’re wanting to hire a cabinet painter, you’ll want to know what to ask when interviewing them. Check out this list of 9 questions you should ask your cabinet painter before you hire them!
- If you’re looking for design inspiration, you’ll need some examples of what others have done. Check out our gallery of previous projects for some ideas! We have before pictures, some pictures of the project in progress and of course after pictures, complete with the colours chosen to give you some ideas. Gallery of Cabinet painting projects.
- If you’re a budding cabinet painter, do it yourself kind of person, or just curious about the right methods to prepare your cabinets for painting and how to protect your home from overspray, this article is a great place to start to learn about the cabinet painting process.
Browse through any of the articles that inspire you. Play with the search function a bit and see what you find.
Spraying lacquer is one of the best painting techniques available for revitalizing cabinetry and adding a splash of colour inside your home. The products we use are of the highest quality and...
Spray Shop Painting. Pre and Post cat lacquers. Water and solvent based products. Fast, friendly services from Distinctively Paint.
Increase Your Home's Value with Paint We have clients ask us whether or not painting your walls will truly increase the value of your home. Or if investing in a sprayed lacquer kitchen is worth...
Cabinet hardware: An overview of the popular styles and colour trends for handles and pulls, as well as the process for upgrading.
9 Questions to Ask Your Cabinet Painter before you Hire Them WHAT TO ASK IF SEEKING OTHER QUOTES: Here at Distinctively Paint, we believe in abundance. While we’d love it if we could work...
An overview of the pros and cons associated with a sprayed lacquer for kitchen cabinets, and it’s benefits and challenges.
Our professional process for painting and spraying cabinet doors. Step by step – making cabinet doors look brand new again.
Minor Kitchen Renovations. Additions and modifications you can do to your kitchen or bathroom space prior to painting your cabinets.
How durable is spray painted cabinetry? An overview of the characteristics of sprayed cabinetry, and what makes sprayed cabinetry durable.
Lacquer is a versatile product that makes an excellent surface coating for a variety of materials. A brief overview of the interior home surfaces and wood types that perform the best when refinished and sprayed lacquer.
What are the fundamental differences between stained vs painted cabinets? Which is more durable? Which is easier to touch-up?
An overview of what makes a professional spray booth and why they are necessary for a high quality kitchen cabinet painting project.
Is Painting Kitchen Cabinets a Good Idea for your Home? Most Modern Kitchens Are Painted! Modern trends in interior design are steering towards more painted surfaces, creative vibrant colour...
Painting banister rails – This article explores the process and cost of painting banister rails in your home.
Painted cabinets vs new cabinets. A comparative overview of the costs and benefits of a sprayed finish on cabinets vs new cabinets.
Fix peeling thermofoil cabinets with a sprayed lacquer finish. Make your cracked kitchen cabinets look new again!
Kitchen Cabinet Painting Design Trends: Great Options When Painting Your Cabinets in 2023 As painted kitchen cabinets continues to gain popularity, more of...
Prepare to have your kitchen cabinets painted. A list of items to complete prior to our crew showing up to start the painting project.
When is the Right Time to Refinish my Cabinets? If you have a dark stained wood kitchen and banister, consider a modern off-white or a light grey.
Expressive, emotive and vibrant colour schemes are making a comeback in interior design. In this article we will explore the colour palettes that are most commonly requested by our clients, shades that help increase a home’s sale value, as well as creative and unique design choices that help personalize an interior space.
Here are five reasons why you should paint your cabinets for your next home improvement project.
Expressive, emotive and vibrant colour schemes are making a comeback in interior design. More of our clients at Distinctively Paint are opting for sprayed...
Now that we know about the main factors in determining the cost of painted cabinets, let’s talk actual numbers. An average 25 door kitchen, which you’d find in most condos, apartments and smaller homes/townhomes will cost you in the range of $4500 to $5000. An average 35 door kitchen, which you’d find in most suburban detached homes, will be in the range of $6000 to $6500.
If you’d like to know cabinet painting cost, we can provide that right over the phone, typically within 24 hours. All we need are pictures of your cabinets, banister rails etc. We will review the images and then book a time to connect
Maintaining your rental property by adding freshly painted kitchen cabinets will be a huge draw for attracting new tenants to your property.
There are so many benefits of painting your house. There really is no place like home and you want to be able to convey that you feel that way by making your Calgary home look and feel...
col·or noun noun: colour the property possessed by an object of producing different sensations on the eye as a result of the way the object reflects or emits light. Picking Paint Colours - What...
I see it all the time – people pouring over the paint chip wall at Sherwin Williams or Benjamin Moore and then walking up to the counter and ordering the paint! If this is you, please read my...
So you want to sell your house! Should you paint before you list? You need to take a good honest walk through your home and pretend you have your favourite HGTV personality looking over your...
The process for painting cabinets differs company to company. The products used and method of application are varied – and so, we can only really speak to our own experience. At Distinctively...
Luckily, very little is required to have your kitchen or bath cabinets ready for painting. On day 1, we will remove the doors and drawers. We'll just need the use of your sink and a little...
Cost of Painted Cabinets in Calgary Pricing for painting cabinets can be a little complicated, depending on product used, condition of the material being painted, the amount of area...
Nothing is as pleasant as a home that’s been well lived-in. Coming home to such a place is like slipping into your favorite pair of shoes: pleasant, familiar, and above all else, comfortable....