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Old 07-13-2012, 06:43 AM  
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I just moved into an apartment and i'm about to repaint the kitchen cabinets. However when I went to wipe them down with some soap and water before priming them, the old paint started to peel right off. Should I just not wash them and go right to priming and painting?



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Old 07-13-2012, 03:49 PM  
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I just moved into an apartment and i'm about to repaint the kitchen cabinets. However when I went to wipe them down with some soap and water before priming them, the old paint started to peel right off. Should I just not wash them and go right to priming and painting?
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Old 07-13-2012, 06:36 PM  
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It seems to be very close to just a flat paint some cheap stain and a cheap clear coat.

That is probably what it is and for a non painter I give the product a thumbs up but I have done the same for a fraction of the cost.
As I said in a few posts somewhere on this product I made it look good but I could of achieved equal or better results with some paint, faux glaze and a nice clear. I also think this product greatly depends upon the selected color.

Strip the stuff off and start over you will be down x amount of labor and a couple hundred bucks.
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I just moved into an apartment and i'm about to repaint the kitchen cabinets. However when I went to wipe them down with some soap and water before priming them, the old paint started to peel right off. Should I just not wash them and go right to priming and painting?
I think its better to wash them and remove the old paint completely
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Old 08-20-2012, 06:27 AM  
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As I said in a few posts somewhere on this product I made it look good but I could of achieved equal or better results with some paint, faux glaze and a nice clear. I also think this product greatly depends upon the selected color.

Strip the stuff off and start over you will be down x amount of labor and a couple hundred bucks.
They turned out ok for what it is. The other half loves them so i guess that is all that matters. The part I didn't like was that the clear coat if left thick at all it would dry white.
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They turned out ok for what it is. The other half loves them so i guess that is all that matters. The part I didn't like was that the clear coat if left thick at all it would dry white.
Let me know how long it holds up as that has been a concern in the back of my mind for awhile now.
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I am not impressed with that at all. I have a slide in and out trash can in a cabinet and it already has several chip and scratch marks from finger nails. I prepped them exactly how they say.

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I am not impressed with that at all. I have a slide in and out trash can in a cabinet and it already has several chip and scratch marks from finger nails. I prepped them exactly how they say.
I did it for a customer that bought the stuff cause his son worked at the HD and I gave no warranty as I never used it before and he passed on my other suggestions. Of course he has never called either but he could be cussing me out all over town for all I know.

If you are unsatisfied strip or sand it off and restain or repaint would be my suggestion.
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I would like to strip and re-stain them instead of painting. I will give it a year or so and see how they look and then hint to the little lady about stain and how much better the wood grain looks instead of paint.



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