Painting cabinets can be a great way to update your bathroom or kitchen. You might be asking yourself if all that sanding, prep work, and labor is worth it. To help you decide if you can paint your cabinets without sanding, we have compiled a list of the necessary items for each state of cabinetry finish.
Raw, unvarnished surface
You don’t need to sand cabinets if they are made from raw wood. The surface of the cabinets will be smooth enough to accept the paint coat and allow it to sink into the wood’s pores. Let the paint soak into the surface to keep it looking new even after many years of use.
Recently Painted Surface
It is not necessary to sand a surface that has been recently painted. However, it may be a good idea. Cabinets that have been painted in the past year can be repainted with no …