3 Fast Facts About Painted Cabinets

Date:  January 7, 2016


Categories:  Painting, Polishing

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Whether you’re building a new home from the ground up, or renovating your existing kitchen, bathroom or laundry you are probably being faced with a number of big decisions. When deciding on cabinets, particularly the ones featured in your kitchen there are a lot of different things to chose from. Colour, finish, paint, vinyl, timber, classic, modern….the list of possibilities are endless.


To help you with making some of those important kitchen, bathroom, or laundry cabinet decisions here are three things you probably didn’t know about painted cabinets.


Fact #1 Painted cabinets are heat and water resistant

Unlike other forms of kitchen, bathroom and laundry cabinets painted cabinets are designed to withstand the elements of the room. Whether it is the heat from your stove, kettle or toaster, or water from the shower, two pac paint is designed to be the toughest, most durable finish for your cabinet. Other forms of cabinets such as vinyl are known to crack, peel and wear after 10-15 years, whilst a painted kitchen will last for as long as you take care of it.


Fact #2 Almost all old cabinets can be painted

If you are renovating your existing kitchen, bathroom or laundry you can save yourself a heap of money by refinishing your existing cabinets instead of ripping them out and replacing them. Whether your cabinets are made of timber, vinyl, melamine, or laminate almost all surfaces can be refinished. A professional paint shop will be able to come out, assess your current cabinets and make sure there is no damage to the underlying hardware. Once it has been assessed and there is no damage, the doors and drawn faces can be removed to be painted. Not only will this save you time in your renovations, but it will also save you money.


Fact #3 Painted cabinets will add value to your home

If you’re looking at selling your home you would know the most important thing in your valuation is adding value to your home for potential buyers. Painted cabinets are known to add the most value to your home. Not only does a classic, stylish and simple kitchen décor brighten a home, but it also appeals to the majority of buyers. You may find your dark kitchen cabinets with a bright blue splash back appeasing to your taste, but simple painted cabinets usually give a home a more classic look.
If you have any more questions about a painted kitchen, please don’t hesitate to let us know today!

2 responses to “3 Fast Facts About Painted Cabinets”

  1. It’s nice to know that painted cabinets are designed to withstand the elements of the kitchen. My husband and I have been thinking about replacing our cabinets, but we haven’t finalized anything yet. I’ll have to talk more with him tonight, we could even get a hold of a professional to help us figure things out.

    • dianellapolishing says:

      Hi Taylor, let us know if you would like us to come out and look at your kitchen. We can revive almost all tired cabinets for a fraction of building a new kitchen.
      Regards, your Dianella-Polishing-team.

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