When painting kitchen cabinets, do they have to be totally clean? Or

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Feb 19, 2018
    yes or the paint will not adhere correctly
  • Red26480679 Red26480679 on Feb 19, 2018
    Yes, in order for the paint to adhere to the wood. Another good cleaner in case of grease is Orange glo.
  • Dfm Dfm on Feb 19, 2018
    Paint might not stick an any greasy grimey areas, clean well for the best paint job.
  • Jlv32669396 Jlv32669396 on Feb 19, 2018
    Mineral spirits. Not the earth friendly but the original. You must clean that off directly with a clean damp cloth with water, let dry completely.
    • Terry Gregory Terry Gregory on Feb 20, 2018
      Even when you use primer first... I realize paint wouldn't stick to grease. But primer won't either.
  • Holly Kinchlea-Brown Holly Kinchlea-Brown on Feb 19, 2018
    They should be degreased and wiped clean before painting or you run the risk of the paint not adhering
  • Jlv32669396 Jlv32669396 on Feb 20, 2018
    Read the" Purple Painted lady" for help on internet and there are others too.
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