Do I need to sand the paint on my cabinets before repainting?

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Do I need to sand the paint on my wooden kitchen cabinets before repainting?

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  • Fiddledd224 Fiddledd224 on Jun 02, 2018
    I would take one of the cabinet doors off and take it to the paint department of your home improvement store and ask them what products to buy and how to apply it.

  • Ken Ken on Jun 02, 2018
    Only if you want the new paint to stick.

  • Chubby58 Chubby58 on Jun 02, 2018
    You definitely want to get the sheen off of the cabinets before you paint them, that may require sanding, or stripping, and they make a product called Liquid Sander that you just put on and paint over.

  • Tonitownsend1 Tonitownsend1 on Jun 02, 2018
    It's always good to give a light sanding to give it tooth use (150 or 220 grit) and be sure to clean all dust off before painting

  • Shoshana Shoshana on Jun 03, 2018
    It's definitely a smart idea to lightly sand before priming and painting to make sure the job sticks