Can we put in quartz ourselves? What’s the best paint to use?

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Moved 2 Tx- need to refurb kitchen-has tile counter tops, need quartz or granite- good cupboards just need paint. Hope to win the $$ for help with diy...thanks for the opportunity!
q can we put in quartz ourselves what s the best paint to use
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  • Grant Wick Grant Wick on Jun 25, 2018
    Do not even try to do granite or quartz yourself. They are very unforgiving of ANY type of error. Go to a pro, Lowes or Home Depot. Painting cabinets use a high quality enamel paint.

  • Hel17366925 Hel17366925 on Jun 25, 2018
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  • Jes33634978 Jes33634978 on Jul 15, 2018

    I work at a stone counter fabrication company and fabricating and installing is not a diy thing . To avoid demarcation you have to have massive cut slabs fitted in your kitchen . There are very authentic looking laminates that you could probably do yourself.

  • William William on Jul 15, 2018

    I agree! Granite or quartz is heavy 9takes at least 4+ strong people. Needs to be properly sized, cut, finished installed. Not a DIY. Cabinets can be painted.


    Make sure they are clean and dry. Remove the doors and hardware. Mark the doors and cabinets with tape where they go. Lightly sand the doors and cabinets to remove any gloss and roughen the surface for paint with 120- to 220-grit sandpaper. Use a tack cloth or damp rag to remove dust after sanding. Prime with a stain blocking primer like Zinsser 123, KILZ,or BIN and have it tinted to the color of the top coat. This will prevent dark or stained surfaces from showing through the top coat. Acrylic, or water-base, paints are low-fume and clean up easily with water. Alkyd, or oil-base, paints require good ventilation because the paint contains solvents that can irritate your lungs and make you feel sick. Alkyd options require mineral spirits for cleanup, but they provide a hard, durable paint finish. Whichever you use, buy the best-quality paint you can afford for a lasting kitchen cabinet finish. Seal with at least three coats with a water based polyurethane. Use a small foam roller and foam brush for a smooth finish.