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TITLE: Color, Rollers and a Little Bit of Spackling! Ready to Paint Those Kitchen Cabinets? AUTHOR: Pamela Cole Harris WORD COUNT: 400 URL:http://www.homeandgardenmakeover.com MAILTO:email@example.com
Color, Rollers and a Little Bit of Spackling! Ready to Paint Those Kitchen Cabinets?
So you have decided to do it! Turn those dull and lifeless kitchen cabinets into a splash of bright color! Yellow! Red! Purple (What are you thinking)! You can make job an easy one (well, at least not a grueling one!) by following these step:
1.Remove all hardware from doors and drawers (yep, ALL handles, pulls and hinges). 2.If drawer fronts can be removed, do so. Pull out drawers and set aside. 3.Clean all surfaces with a mixture of water and TSP (tri-sodium phosphate) and a sponge or an abrasive pad. (Pssst…don’t worry. Everyone’s kitchen doors get that dirty!) 4.Wipe all surfaces dry. 5.Look for dents or scratches. Repair them with spackling compound applied with a putty knife. 6.Let spackling dry thoroughly. 7.Check any new hardware to see if they fit existing holes. If not, fill in old holes with spackling compound. (or return new hardware to store and get some that will fit!)