Kitchen Cabinet Painting Options & Colors
Kitchen cabinets can bring down the whole look of a room. Replacing them can mean a big mess, and bigger cost. You have options. Rather than replace the cabinets, you can refinish the ones you have. Here are color options for painting kitchen cabinets.
Since cabinets are a major design element in your kitchen, the cabinets might be keeping your room stuck in the past. Change them with paint rather than replacing them. With the addition of new hardware, your room will feel brand new.
Choosing a color for the cabinets is tricky, not not impossible. To avoid further work, keep in mind the colors that will remain in the kitchen after the cabinets are changed. If you intend to keep your counters, backsplash or appliances, work the colors into your scheme before choosing your cabinet paint.
If you have colorful items on and around your counters, it’s best to pick a neutral pallet to paint your kitchen cabinets. For 2019-2020 popular colors in the Long Beach area include white and grey. White is one of the most common choices right now. Your vivid style will take center stage with this approach. White cabinets brighten the room and give you a blank palette to work on. If you’re particularly messy in the kitchen, consider beige or grey.
Vibrant & Beach Themed Colors
For those with kitchens made up of more mundane, neutral colors, why not go wild with your cabinet color choice In Long Beach, there are many beach houses going for unique and colorful kitchens. In this category yellow and red are popular. With bold colors its a good idea to first mock up how the cabinets might look using photoshop before you pull the trigger on painting them. . Add some sun with yellow! Deep butter or barely there yellow brings happiness to the room. Looking for relaxation? Try blue. Mint or teal also have been used really successfully used for cabinets.
Since a lot of kitchens work within the neutral and white looks, add some drama with a dark color. Jewel tones like sapphire and emerald have been successfully used, much like the classic black. Some homeowners have concerns about dark colors making a room feel smaller. Avoid this by pairing it with white walls and appliances. Use lighter or brighter colors for accents.
Kitchens typically follow a monotone color scheme. Don’t feel obligated to choose one color for everything. For example, experiment with ombre cabinets. By using a lighter version of the color on top and darker on the bottom cabinets. This will trick your eyes into a vaulted feeling in the room.
Kitchen Cabinet Painters in Long Beach
We offer kitchen cabinet painting and restoration to the the Long Beach portion of Los Angeles and some surrounding areas. Cabinet painting projects can take a few days, and may require you to stay out of the kitchen while the project is active. The best way to learn about the costs and options for your kitchen is to request a free estimate and discuss your ideas with one of our estimators.
Deciding to paint your kitchen cabinets:
The decision to paint your kitchen cabinets should not be made on a whim. There are a lot of considerations that you must think about before embarking on this large project.
Common Questions About Kitchen Cabinet Painting Projects
Is kitchen cabinet paint different from regular wall and trim paint?
Yes, we use a special primer and paint that are more durable and easier to clean than regular wall paint.
How much is it to paint my kitchen cabinets with CertaPro Painters?
It can vary greatly depending on the details of the project – how many cabinets, doors, & shelves are involved and the types of materials needed for the look feel that you want. On average a kitchen cabinet project will range from $4,000-$5,000. This price is much less than a new cabinet installation project and will give your kitchen cabinets a like-new appearance.
What about the insides of the cabinets and drawers? Do I paint those too?
We can paint these or not, adding it as an option will increase the overall price. Some customers choose to do this and others do not, we can discuss pros and cons with you at an estimate appointment.
Should I buy new cabinet door handles and hardware?
In most cases customers get new hardware when a project like this is done. One main consideration is you want to find hardware that has the same general shape, so if there are 2 holes existing in the cabinet, the new hardware lines up exactly, or pretty close to the old holes.