I stained my kitchen cabinets dark brown. Can I paint cabinets white?

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Can I pant my kitchen cabinets white ? I stained them brown. Or how can I stand them lite tan color. thanks

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  • Roxy blue Roxy blue on Oct 17, 2017
    i know a lot of people who will and you can with just this small proviso - it depends on the cabinet finish. if the doors and everything are wood or a real good paper covering then you can. However, if they are a cheaper paper then the moisture in the paint will make the wood look paper bubble and peal. You can usually tell by looking. If they are a plastic door then they will probably paint ok, but just check with your local paint store concerning the proper paint to use.

  • Andrew Bounader Andrew Bounader on Oct 17, 2017
    Hi,
    Just my $0.02 worth, be careful that the stain doesn't bleed through the finish, so a quality sealer (Zinser) stain blocker would be an ideal first coat, then any other colour over will be fine.

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Oct 17, 2017
    Use ESP ( Easy Surface Preparation) then undercoat and then Topcoat.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Oct 17, 2017
    Prime the cabinets with Kilz first for the proper application of paint