Since kitchens are such a busy part of a home and often need extra cleaning, a satin or semi-gloss finish is the best options.
Satin and eggshell finishes are commonly believed to be the same, but in fact, satin is a bit shinier.
Satin finishes are easy to clean and good at standing up to mildew, stains and dirt.
How do you prepare a kitchen for painting?
How to Prep Kitchen Walls for Painting
- Clean kitchen walls. One of the biggest differences with painting your kitchen starts with the prep.
- Sand down kitchen walls. After the walls have dried, I sand down all of the walls with 100-grit sandpaper to remove any bumps or imperfections that have developed over the years.
- Lay down plastic.
- Choose your paint.
What is the best color to paint a kitchen?
When it comes to kitchens, white, gray, blue, red, yellow, and green really shine. Each of these shades can do something different for the room, but they all help create a warm and welcoming space.
How much does it cost to paint a kitchen?
Depending on the quality of the materials (of course the better quality ones will cost more), it ranges between $15 and $25 for a complete set of supplies. Labor – An average rate for a painter is around $50 per hour. As it takes approximately 4 hours to paint the kitchen, it will cost around $80 to $140.
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