How Do You Restain Kitchen Cabinets With Stains??

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.

Apply a paint primer to the cabinets if you’re going to paint them.

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.

How many coats of stain do I need for cabinets?

Applying at least two coats of stain helps you achieve an even coat, but additional coats may be required to achieve the color you want. Wipe each coat down about 30 seconds after you complete it, then let the stain dry before sanding and applying the next coat.

How do you strip and stain cabinets?

Nothing updates your cabinets like fresh stain and lacquer.

  1. Remove the drawers from the cabinets.
  2. Put on rubber gloves.
  3. Sand all surfaces with 100-grit sandpaper attached to a power oscillating tool.
  4. Dip a sponge into an open can of stain.
  5. Spray the cabinets, doors and drawers with a light coat of aerosol lacquer.

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