Pick a paint that is designed to work with laminate surfaces.
We suggest Cabinet Rescue, a product made specifically for painting laminate.
It comes in white but can be tinted colors such as almond, light gray or beige.
Can you paint over laminate?
You can sand, prime and paint laminate as if it were a solid wood piece of furniture! It’s easy to skip the sanding step, because sanding is a drag… but it’s especially important with laminate. Because it’s often somewhat glossy-looking, and important to sand it down until the finish is very dull before priming.
How can I paint laminate cabinets without sanding?
How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets Without Sanding or Priming
- Remove Any Dirt and Grime. Using a scrubbing sponge, thoroughly wipe down each cabinet surface with a grease-cutting cleaner, making sure to remove all dirt and grime.
- Apply Liquid Deglosser.
- Label Doors + Remove Hardware.
- Clean Out the Inside.
- Paint the Back.
- Insert Thumbtacks.
- Paint the Molding.
- Paint the Front Side.
Can you paint over laminate kitchen cupboards?
Prime the surface with laminate primer
Use your paint brush to paint close to the walls and along the edges (known as “cutting in”). Once you’ve painted in the detailed areas, paint the larger surfaces with your roller. When you are painting doors and drawers, keep them slightly ajar so the paint doesn’t dry them shut.