Can you paint over Formica cabinets?

Answer You can paint over Formica and other laminate surfaces, whether they are kitchen cabinets, countertops, furniture or wall treatments. A wide variety of paints and primers are made specifically for ... Read More »

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How do i clean formica kitchen cabinets?

Cleaning PrepFill a dishpan or large bowl with warm water. Add a few drops of a dish soap with degreasing properties. Submerge a clean terry cloth in the warm, soapy water. Wring the cloth out so i... Read More »

Painting Formica Cabinets Black?

Formica was a popular finish material for kitchen cabinets in the 1960s, '70s and '80s. If you've had formica cabinets for that long, you're probably itching to change them somehow. If you can't af... Read More »

How do I refinish Formica kitchen cabinets?

Formica cabinets have a reputation for being durable and able to withstand abuse. If yours are still in great shape but you just can't stand the color, maybe it is time to revamp them with a coat o... Read More »

How do I paint over formica?

SandSand the Formica with an orbital sander and 100-grit sandpaper to make the surface rough. Clean up after sanding with a mixture of equal parts white vinegar and water with a few drops of dish s... Read More »