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How to Paint Kitchen Cupboards

A Step by Step Guide on How to Paint Kitchen Cupboards

A true statement for most of us and a popular quote that we have all heard before “The kitchen is the heart of every home”. We’re increasingly using the kitchen not only to cook but also to eat, entertain, and spend time with loved ones.

It is fair to say that much time is spent in the kitchen and as a result, it can become easy to get a little bored and tired of your decorating schemes. And inevitably, your kitchen will begin to demonstrate some signs of wear and tear as the years pass by.

1. Popular Questions about Painting Kitchen Cupboards:

Can you paint kitchen cupboards? 

You can paint kitchen cupboards in a couple of ways; by hand painting kitchen cupboards or spray painting kitchen doors

Can I paint kitchen cabinets?

You can paint kitchen cabinets by hand or choose to respray kitchen doors. There are many types of paints available and an array of colours to choose from when painting kitchen cabinets and cupboards.

What paint to use on kitchen cupboards?

Specialist kitchen cupboard paints should be used on kitchen cupboards. We recommend satin, semi-gloss or gloss paints as the best paint for kitchen cabinets. They’re easier to wipe down, more resistant to grease and cooking fumes, and less prone to chipping or scratching than matt kitchen cupboards. 

2. A Simple Way To Transform Your Kitchen

Having your kitchen changed or refitted can be costly and time-consuming. However, if your cupboards are in good condition and are happy with the layout, a refit is unnecessary. Kitchen unit painting is a great way to transform your kitchen, creating a brand new look.

3. Kitchen Unit Painting

It’s easy to transform your kitchen and kitchen cupboard doors without spending enormous amounts of money. It is incredible what a few coats of kitchen cupboard paint can do, and you will also have the freedom to choose from hundreds of colours and a range of finishes. Kitchen unit painting also allows multiple colours to create truly bespoke kitchen designs.

You will be surprised at how great painted kitchen units can look. By following our simple steps, you will find that painting and elevating your kitchen is not as hard as it may initially seem. Our How to Paint Kitchen Cupboards Guide below will give you tips and tricks and also detail mistakes to avoid. 

4. Repainting Kitchen Cupboards

Repainting kitchen cupboards can be a daunting experience. Still, the secret to every successful endeavour is ensuring that you are prepared beforehand. By making sure that you have all of the equipment in this checklist, you can be confident that the kitchen cupboard painting process will go as smoothly as possible.

4.1 - Equipment List | Tools & Materials

Vacuum with
Brush Head
Paint
Roller
2.5 inch
Paintbrush
Corner/Small
Brush
Masking
Tape
Soapy Solution
Detergent
Sponge
Sandpaper
Dust
Sheets
Face
Mask
Screwdriver
Drill
Optional
Step
Ladder
Primer
Paint
Vacuum with
Brush Head
Paint Roller
2.5 inch
Paintbrush
Corner/Small
Paintbrush
Masking
Tape
Soapy
Solution
Detergent
Sponge
Step
Ladder
Face Mask
Dust
Sheets
Sandpaper
Screwdriver
Drill
Optional
Primer
Paint
Vacuum with
Brush Head
Paint Roller
2.5 inch
Paintbrush
Corner/Small
Brush
Masking
Tape
Sponge
Soapy
Solution
Detergent
Sandpaper
Dust
Sheets
Face
Mask
Screwdriver
Drill
Optional