Best way to paint Formica countertops?

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  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Jul 02, 2018
    Hi Dbe
    One of our members posted how she painted her Formica countertop.
    https://www.hometalk.com/7512878/how-to-paint-a-formica-countertop?expand_all_questions=1

    Here are a few other resources from another Hometalk discussion.
    https://www.hometalk.com/36537630/q-how-to-paint-formica-countertops-and

    I hope these give you a good start on your research. Wishing you the best.

    How to paint Formica countertops and

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jul 02, 2018
    Rustoleum and Gianni both offer countertop restoration kits

  • Jan Loehr Jan Loehr on Jul 02, 2018
    There is a very talented lady, named Diane Henkler, she has a blog called In My Own Style ...she painted her formica counter tops in her new home to look like Carrera Marble! There is nothing this lady cannot do...she has done her whole new home one room at a time and shows photos and tells about the product she uses and gives step by step instructions as well...she has this project in her archives on her blog...just go there and check it out!

  • Diane Diane on Jul 02, 2018
    I think the best way to paint them is to NOT paint them. I tried it and had to completely replace all my countertops. It looked terrible and scratched off by just looking at it.

  • Jcraw Jcraw on Jul 02, 2018
    There’s lots of good advice, particularly about prepping Formica countertops. Preparation being the key to almost everything.
    Go to the search box at the top left of this page and type in Formica.

  • DD DD on Jul 02, 2018
    Hi Hope this link will help with your project
    Would love to see pictures after you complete your project!!

  • I haven't done it myself, but I've heard great things about Rustoleum's Countertop Coating!