Posts Tagged: Vinyl Kitchen Cabinets

Peeling vinyl wrap doors – can you fix them?

At Dianella Polishing we can fix your peeling vinyl wrap doors permanently.

Peeling vinyl wrap kitchen doors are an eyesore.Vinyl wrapped doors are a cost effective alternative to hardwood doors for kitchens and bathrooms. However even in brand new houses it does not take long until the vinyl starts peeling off the first door or drawer front – peeling vinyl wrap doors are an eyesore to say the least. On average it only takes 5 years for the edges of kitchen cabinets to start lifting.

Gluing back peeling vinyl wrap doors damages the substrate

At Dianella Polishing we get asked all the time: “Can’t I just glue it back on?” Customers call us because the vinyl wrap of their cabinets is coming off in one piece. “Can you fix it?” they ask. Unfortunately we can’t and won’t. It is impossible to guarantee the quality of the workmanship and it would damage the substrate, the actual door or drawer material underneath the vinyl wrap.

We know you are tempted to just glue it back yourself. “Can you

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Why You Cannot Repair Peeling Vinyl Yourself

Why You Cannot Repair Peeling Vinyl Yourself

Vinyl cabinets are the cheapest option for new kitchen cabinets on the market. They do look great when you first get them. Or more precisely, they do look great until the vinyl begins to peel. At that point, usually after 5-6 years they become an eyesore. You want to repair those peeling vinyl cabinets yourself? You google Repair Peeling Vinyl, you YouTube Repair Peeling Vinyl Kitchen Cabinets – and you’ll find all these DIY heroes that suggest a number of solutions. None of them seems particularly difficult and so you decide to give it a go! Why throw good money after bad? Read on to learn why you cannot repair peeling vinyl and why

none of the common 3 options work.

Option 1 – Glue Back Small Peeling Vinyl Corners

You might just have small sections of veneer coming off your kitchen cabinets. You think you could fix them with glue. You would have to very carefully peel off enough of the vinyl to get to the underneath board. Then apply some wood glue to the board under the vinyl with a thin brush. To finish it off you would need to press the

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A Guide To Finding The Right Polisher – The Top Five Questions To Ask

A guide to finding the right polisher – the top five questions to ask

Finding the right polisher might seem like a simple task at first glance, but especially in post boom times you will find significant quality differences on the market.

The bottom range of the trade will be easily spotted and avoided – however the difference between the industry leaders and the average polisher lies in the detail and ranges from hidden charges to poor workmanship – often enough for the same price. This is just a general guide to help you finding the right polisher for your finishing needs.

1 – Does the square meter rate include undercoating?

Square meter prices range from $80 to $100 for a simple satin finish. Prices for gloss and buffed doors are well above that. You might not go for the cheapest option. Everyone knows the old adage: ‘You get what you pay for.’ Well good quality work has its price. At Dianella Polishing undercoating is included in all our finishes. A high end French polisher will always undercoat the substrate and sand it back before he starts the actual painting process.

“If you don’t undercoat the paint may de-laminate down

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