Glazed Kitchen Cabinets – Renovation or remodeling a kitchen is an expensive undertaking, especially if the image change is to replace the cabinets. A less expensive to completely replace your cabinets alternative is to apply a glaze that decorates both unfinished cabinets and painted with an antique finish in a matter of hours. The supplies needed for a makeover as can be found in an office or home improvement local store and apply yourself without the need for expensive, specialized equipment.
Instructions: First, you must remove the cabinet doors and hardware with a screwdriver. Adjust the doors in a stack of newspapers in a well ventilated area. Then clean the kitchen cabinets and doors with a cleaner and paper towels. This will remove any grease, dirt or debris that is in the cabinets. Pour 1 cup 1 cup paint and enamel in a plastic bucket. Use a paint base of black, brown or gray to create the perfect look aged. After that mix glaze and paint together well with a wooden stirring. Dip a clean cloth in the mixture and, from the bottom corner of a closet door, work the mixture into the cabinets. The glaze can be applied in straight lines or circles, depending on your personal preferences. Then clean quickly away from the mixture with a separate clean cloth. This will give an antique look to the cabinet without the final product seems too heavy.Continue working the mixture of enamel and paint each of the cabinets and doors, until they are all adequately covered. And the last is let the cabinet doors to dry at least 12 hours or overnight before re-hang them and reinstall the hardware.
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Tips & Warnings Label each one of the doors before they go down to help you remember where they belong after the project is completed. Replace the existing hardware with a style that complements new antique look of the cabinets.