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CertaPro Painters®  Provides High Quality Cabinet Painting Services

Many of CertaPro Painters®‘s locally owned and operated teams offer cabinet refinishing and painting services. Our skilled craftsmen can help you fix your home or commercial building with high-quality repair.

Update your Kitchen Cabinets with CertaPro Painters

If you’re tired of the way your kitchen cabinets look, you don’t have to pay to have a new kitchen installed. You can save money and give your kitchen a facelift by having your cabinets refinished. This project requires a lot of work and craftsmanship, so it’s best to hire experienced professionals from CertaPro Painters®. With us, you can rest assured that the job will be done with skill and precision.

There are several options for cabinet refinishing. They can be painted in place, removed, and sprayed in a garage. They can also be taken off-site for a more controlled refinishing. The time it takes to refinish cabinets will depend on how many you have. Typically, it takes anywhere between a couple of days to one week. You won’t be able to use your kitchen during this time, as the area is protected.

Interior of kitchen after a painting project has been completed

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One of our expert cabinet refinishers will visit your home and take a look at your kitchen. He or she will be able to assess the project and give you a fair quote. The price you get will be the price you pay; there will not be any surprise changes.

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Cost Of Cabinet Refinishing and Painting Services

Several factors will determine the pricing of your cabinet refinishing and painting services. The size of the cabinets and the number of doors and drawers are basic factors. Other factors include whether you choose a stain or paint, whether you want them done on-site or removed, and how long the project will take. Most projects on kitchen cabinets are either painting or refinishing projects, learn more about the differences between cabinet painting and refinishing below.

cabinet refinishing

Cabinet Refinishing

Refinishing can provide a completely new look or an improved version of the original. If your current cabinets have started to chip, the coating begins to degrade. This can lead to wood rot or warping. Refinishing puts a halt on the decay. What’s more, it’s much less expensive than buying new cabinets.

painted cabinets

Cabinet Painting

You can choose to have your cabinets stained, to bring out the grain of the wood, or painted, which gives you more color choices. The cost difference will depend on how detailed the cabinet is and what style you are looking for. You can invite a CertaPro Painters® professional into your home for a quote.

The Kitchen Cabinet Restoration & Painting Process

Not all projects are the same, the process with vary depending on the type of cabinets you have and the scope of work to be done. The below gives a high level overview of what to expect with a cabinet project.

Doors & Hardware Are Removed

Doors & Hardware Are Removed

We carefully remove doors and hardware from all cabinets. You will have an opportunity to update hardware on a project like this to match the new look.

Surfaces are Sanded & Prepped

Surfaces are Sanded & Prepped

Surfaces are sanded, some parts by hand and others with power equipment to prep the surface for a new paint or stain application.

Paint / Stain is Applied to Doors

Paint / Stain is Applied to Doors

The project will vary here depending on if you want a stained finish or a painted one. Painting often includes primer steps to help keep the finish durable.

Paint / Stain Applied to Mounted Cabinets

Paint / Stain Applied to Mounted Cabinets

We then work our way around the hung cabinets, while still on the wall. This is usually done with hand rollers or brushes.

Reassemble Cabinets

Reassemble Cabinets

After the paint or stain has had time to dry and cure, the cabinets and hardware are put back together for a beautiful final product with a brand new look.

Common Questions About Cabinet Painting Projects

How can I prepare my kitchen cabinets for painting?

In advance of the painting crew arriving for a cabinet painting or restoration project, we request you prepare by removing all items from the cabinets. Please put them safely away from the work area.

Do I need to remove doors or drawers before kitchen cabinet painting?

No, we will detach doors and hardware to paint them as needed during the painting project.

How much does it cost to paint or refinish cabinets?

Prices will vary depending on a variety of factors including the condition of the cabinets, the materials they are made from, and the price of new hardware like knobs and hinges.

Set up a free estimate appointment with your local independently owned and operated CertaPro Painters® franchised business to get accurate pricing for your project.

What paint colors are trending this year for kitchen cabinets?

White, black, espresso, and grey are the most popular color choices for cabinets in 2021.

What kind of paint should be used on kitchen cabinets?

It is generally recommended you choose a high sheen paint for your cabinets. High sheen paints are easier to clean and may last longer than matte finishes for cabinets.

Popular Kitchen Cabinet Color Choices

Below are some of the top selected colors in the last few years for kitchen cabinet painting and restoration projects.

White Cabinets

White painted cabinets are the top selected choice over the last few years. White offers a bright and modern look that stands the test of time. White cabinets will show dirt and grime easier and may need to be cleaned more often that darker colored surfaces.

white painted kitchen cabinets

Gray / Slate Cabinets

Dark shades of black, gray, often in matte finishes have also been a popular choice for kitchen cabinet projects over the last 5 years. This style is modern and sleek and works well with most wall colors. Matte finishes may scuff easier than higher sheen options.

gray painted cabinet

Green Cabinets

Forest and light shades of green have been an emerging color trend over the last year. This is another modern color that works well for interior spaces like the kitchen.

green painted kitchen cabinets

Sheen Selection for Cabinet Painting Projects

There are several types of sheens available for painting cabinets, each with its own unique look and characteristics. A CertaPro Painters® representative can discuss options and the pros and cons of each with you in more detail during your initial estimate appointment. Below is an overview of options and some of the items to consider with each:

Matte Sheen for Cabinets:

Matte sheen is a flat finish with no shine or gloss. It provides a subtle, smooth finish that can help hide imperfections in the cabinet’s surface. However, it can be difficult to clean and may show wear more easily than other sheens.

Satin Sheen for Cabinets:

Satin sheen is a low-luster finish that offers a slight shine, making it easier to clean than matte finishes. It’s a popular choice for cabinets because it provides a balance between a glossy and matte finish. It’s also less prone to showing wear and tear compared to matte sheen.

Semi-gloss Sheen for Cabinets:

Semi-gloss sheen offers a higher level of shine and durability than satin sheen. It’s a good choice for cabinets that will see a lot of use, as it’s more resistant to moisture, stains, and scratches. However, it can highlight imperfections on the surface of the cabinets, so it’s important to properly prepare and prime the surface before applying semi-gloss paint.

Gloss Sheen for Cabinets:

Gloss sheen offers the highest level of shine and durability of all the sheens, making it the most resistant to moisture, stains, and scratches. It can create a dramatic, high-end look for cabinets, but it can also highlight any imperfections in the surface. Additionally, it can be difficult to apply evenly without leaving brush or roller marks.

Cabinet Projects Completed by CertaPro Painters®

See below for a few examples of cabinet painting projects completed by locally owned and operated CertaPro Painters® locations.

Cabinet Painting Project - After

Cabinet Painting Project - After

Completed by CertaPro Painters®

Updated Kitchen Cabinets

Updated Kitchen Cabinets

Completed by CertaPro Painters®

Kitchen Cabinet Restoration Project

Kitchen Cabinet Restoration Project

Completed by CertaPro Painters®

White Painted Kitchen Cabinets

White Painted Kitchen Cabinets

Completed by CertaPro Painters®

After Cabinet Painting Project

After Cabinet Painting Project

Completed by CertaPro Painters®

Articles about Cabinet Painting & Restoration Projects

Below are a few highlights from our blog that go into more cabinet related topics.