Fill small cracks, holes and dings with wood filler.
Sand your cabinets with 200-grit fine sandpaper to remove any peeling varnish and to roughen up the stained surfaces.
This provides a better bonding surface for the new stain or paint to adhere to.
Wipe off the sanding dust with a clean cloth.
How much does it cost to Restain kitchen cabinets?
The average cost of a professional cabinet refinishing is between $1,800 and $2,200 nationwide, but most homeowners will pay around $2,000. When you hire a pro to refinish your bathroom or kitchen cabinets, that price includes labor, materials like stain and top coat and minor repairs.
How can I refinish my kitchen 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 stain wood over stain?
Staining Unfinished Wood
Stained wood that hasn’t had a topcoat or lacquer applied to it can be restained using a variety of stains. For a deep stain, leave the stain on the wood for 5 to 10 minutes before wiping it off with a cloth. For a lighter stain, wipe the surface immediately after application.
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