Kitchen Cabinet Painting

If your cabinets are outdated, consider painting them instead of replacement. Buying new cabinets is very expensive. We can spray paint your cabinets instead and save you money. Having your cabinets professionally painted not only costs much less than replacing them with new ones, but there are also far more color options available with paint. Different shades of white, or cream, are common color choices for cabinets. Light gray is an excellent choice for a neutral color, as well as light blue or blue-green. Old hardware can be swapped with new knobs for a completely updated look.   

We spray paint cabinet doors and drawers. The cabinet boxes are painted with a brush and roller. We remove cabinet doors and drawers, prepare the wood and spray them. Once the final coat of paint has dried overnight, the cabinet doors can usually be installed the following day.

Kitchen Cabinet Preparation

Painting kitchen cabinets is 80% preparation and 20% painting. We do thorough preparation of the wood to ensure the best bond with the primer and paint. After the doors and drawers have been removed, we clean them with a de-glossing agent and sand the wood.

After the cleaning and sanding is complete, we repair defects in the wood and apply caulk if needed. We spray two coats of an oil-base primer sealer, followed by high quality paint, typically in a semi-gloss finish. Cabinets usually take two to three coats of paint for solid coverage. Coverage depends on the paint color. The cabinet hardware is removed before painting.

The before and after photos below are from an oak cabinet job we did in Crystal Lake. The customer wanted the cabinets painted a bright white so we went with Extra White (7006) from Sherwin Williams. In this kitchen, we did not protect the countertop with plastic because it was being replaced with granite shortly after.  

Oak cabinets before sprayingOak cabinets after spraying with primer and paint 

 Oak cabinet box before sprayingOak cabinet box after spraying

Oak kitchen cabinets before paintingOak kitchen cabinets after painting

Whether your cabinets are maple, or oak, similar to the ones we sprayed in the pictures above, having them professionally painted will make boring old cabinets look amazing.  

Our spray painting service isn't limited to kitchen cabinets. We spray all types of interior and exterior wood surfaces, including bookshelves, staircase spindles, fireplace mantels, wainscoting, trim, doors, columns, siding, decks and more.

If you live in Mchenry County and are looking for kitchen cabinet painters in Crystal Lake, Lakewood, Cary, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, or any of the surrounding suburbs, give us a call today. We're happy to talk with you about your cabinets and stop by to provide you with a free written estimate to paint them.

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Crystal Lake, IL