Asked on Nov 1, 2019

What is the best sealer for Formica counters that I painted 3 yrs ago?

Cher @ Designs By Studio CJohnavallance82Sharon

Answered

Used 3 coats polycystic but now paint is coming off in some areas. Thank you for any suggestions for when I feel them.

3 answers
  • Sharon
    Sharon
    on Nov 1, 2019

    For painted countertops, they should be maintained annually with fresh poly top coats.

    • Patti
      Patti
      on Nov 1, 2019

      Thank so much Sharon. Good to know as I plan on redoing them. They looked really good too! Have a great Thanksgiving!

  • Johnavallance82
    Johnavallance82
    on Nov 1, 2019

    Hi Sharon,

    Painted worktops are only a temporary fix. Maybe cover heavy duty areas with stick on tiles and make a feature of them.

    • Sharon
      Sharon
      on Nov 1, 2019

      Thanks, not something I would do.... but its a cheap temporary fix when u don't have the $$$$, protect the work with multiple top coats.

  • Cher @ Designs By Studio C
    Cher @ Designs By Studio C
    on Dec 18, 2019

    Hi, Patti!

    If you’re going to redo the countertops, the faux stone or granite kits are very easy to use, come with an excellent sealer, and are very durable. Two brands I’ve used are Daich Spreadstone and Giani, each with success! I hope this helps!

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