Why to Use Primer Before Painting Kitchen Cupboards Why to Use Primer Before Painting Kitchen Cupboards

It is especially important to use a primer when painting kitchen cupboards. If you fail to use the primer on your kitchen cupboards, then you are simply asking for a painting nightmare to take place in your kitchen. Adding a primer to the cupboards is not just something that is supposed to be done in order for you to have more work. Rather, it is an important and necessary step to help you avoid a lot of hard, tedious work in the future.

Using primer on the kitchen cupboards has one sole purpose: to make sure the paint stays on the cupboard. Because the kitchen is such a high traffic area of the home, not applying a primer to the cupboards will be a disaster. With the steam and high temperatures that are normally found while in the kitchen, if you fail to put a primer on the cabinets when you paint, the paint will not be adhesive to the cabinets. This means that the paint you put onto the cupboard will begin to peel. The length of time before this starts happening varies. However, it is safe to say that if you do not apply a primer before you paint your kitchen cupboards, then you will see the paint peeling into your food within a year of application.

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