Primer won't stick to cabinets

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Old 03-14-18, 10:39 AM
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Question Primer won't stick to cabinets

Here's my ordeal, I am repainting my kitchen cabs that the previous owners painted with latex and did no prep before painting.
I have cleaned the cabs, sanded, wiped down, primed with Zinnesser 123-waited 2 days, painted with Ace Cabinet, Door, & Trim paint which is an enamel that works like an oilbased paint. I let the paint dry for 5 days. I'm starting to get my kitchen back in order, but...the primer and the paint is coming off! It comes off if something is bumped against them, when the doors come in contact with the cab faces or the other doors (I placed 1 door on top of the other right before hanging them, 5 mins tops. The doors stuck to each other!!) What on earth is going on!??
 
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Old 03-14-18, 11:10 AM
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When paint wants to stick to paint, that's called blocking... and cheap paints will do that. It will likely take up to 30 days for the paint to fully cure. As you learned, don't lay one door on another. Use rubber bumpers at the 4 corners of every door and drawer face so that paint does not touch paint.
 
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Old 03-14-18, 11:25 AM
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Welcome to the forums! ,,,,,,,, What did you clean the cabinets with?
 
 

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