How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets White

Are you looking for a simple way to update your kitchen? Painting cabinets can be one of the best ways to update your kitchen while staying on a budget.

Use our steps to learn how to paint your kitchen cabinets white with a small roller and brush.

Deglosser Fine Sandpaper Old Rag Latex Enamel Paint Primer Brush Small High-Density Foam Roller


The last thing you want is not to be able to remember where things go back when you are done.

Before You Begin: Draw A Map

Take all doors and drawers out. Take off hardware (hinges as well). Place in a bag and label clearly.

Step 1

Lightly sand with fine sandpaper or fine sandpaper block to rough up the gloss on our current surface. You do not need to go overboard with this. Just a little scuffing up will do.

Step 2

Use a deglossing agent with a rag to wipe down cabinet frames, drawers and doors. Make sure to completely clean all parts. You do not want anything greasy left over.

Step 3

If you don’t think you can be careful, you may want to tape the inside of your cabinet inside the “lip”.

Step 4

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