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Painting Countertops

I wanted to cover my dated ugly green counter tops, I first used Rustoleum counter top paint. Highly dissatisfied with the results, I could never recommend the product. It was thick, hard to roll, bubbled and there was no way you could go over or touch up an area. Plus the paint is toxic smelling! Absolutely horrid! I ended up redoing the tops with home made chalk paint and clear sealer. Blog shows more details and you will find the first link as well as the redo on the right side bar in top 10 posts.
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  • painting countertops, chalk paint, countertops, painting
  • painting countertops, chalk paint, countertops, painting

To see more: http://www.asouthernbellewithnorthernroots.com/2012/01/countertop-paint-before-and-after.html

Got a question about this project?

  • Sandra
    Sandra Fort Myers, FL

    I got it at home depot it comes in a quart size can..usually for under 20.00..also you can have it tinted. hope this helps and happy painting..oh and p.s. a few years ago i painted an old bench that I found in the trash with it and it is outside in

  • Cheryl
    Cheryl Sicklerville, NJ

    was anyone able to find this paint? I can't find it

  • Quinci
    Quinci Warner Robins, GA

    Does anyone know how to remove the rustoleum counter top paint? I painted mine and now wish I could get back the original counter. It's a laminate counter

    • Quinci
      Quinci Warner Robins, GA

      Yes I did it! And so happy too! I used Citristrip to remove the paint. I got it from Home Depot. It doesn't have that awful smell and it worked like a charm!!

  • Ann
    Ann Stuart, FL

    Has anyone used Gini countertop refinishing

  • Gail Suter
    Gail Suter Friendsville, MD

    I have the laminate over pressboard. I could easily peel it off, as I've had to glue spots here and there. How to prepare and paint just the pressboard countertop??

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