MDF cabinet doors


Old 02-26-11, 10:19 AM
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MDF cabinet doors

Thinking about replacing bathroom very cabinet doors with MDF doors.
Is this material suited for bathroom moisture levels? Will be primed, painted with semi gloss latex paint.
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Old 02-26-11, 10:39 AM
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Almost every off the shelf white cabinet from stores are made of MDF, normally with a thermofoil or painted finish. It will probably be fine, though getting the cut edges smooth can be a bit of work.
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Be sure to paint all surfaces to avoid moisture penetration.
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You can smear a little spackling or j/c on the cut edges and sand the majority of it off. That should give you a smooth edge. Latex primer and enamel should be ok although an oil base primer would give a little extra protection from moisture. As noted above - paint ALL the edges.
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