For laminate and melamine finishes, be sure to rough up the surface with 150-grit sandpaper, and apply a good bonding primer before topping it off with the color of your choice.
A pot rack adds style, makes them easily accessible, and creates more cabinet space for other items, says designer Shannon Bowers, who did that in this Texas home's kitchen.
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Cabinets arguably take up the most real estate in your kitchen.
Painting cabinets yourself is cost-effective — a few gallons of paint, sandpaper, cleaner — but the process is time-intensive.
You can paint most cabinet surfaces, but proper prep is key to success.