A kitchen is a place where people spend time cooking and relaxing and many times where the family comes together. Using black foreboding kitchen cabinets in a small kitchen can create an uncomfortable atmosphere and people will not want to even walk in there.
Let's get down to painting - Either a primer or the first coat of your black paint is your next step. The primer should be black or grey in order to save money and time if you're painting your kitchen cabinets black. Ideally, a couple of coats of primer are a good idea, allowing approximately 4 hours drying time. The primer is going to be useful, not only for its adhesive quality to the surface of the cabinet, but it also helps protect your final paint job. The primer step can be skipped if your cabinets are black already, but if the color of your cabinets is going to be changed from anything other than black, you really should stick with priming.
When choosing your cabinets, you need to decide whether you want a matte or glossy finish to the color. Both styles leave very distinct impressions, especially if you are getting cabinets that are black. A matte finish is significantly more subdued than one that is glossy, but that lack of shine can make the cabinets work better simply as a part of the decor and not as the main attraction. In the same vein, kitchen cabinets that are the color black as well as glossy can really stand out against the rest of your kitchen. It can also make the cabinets serve as the basis for the rest of your decor, which may be what you are looking for.
Prior to painting cabinets, they should be properly prepared. Some mild sanding techniques are necessary when the wood finish or old paint is glossy and smooth. The surface should be rough so that the new paint will easily adhere to it. After sanding the cabinet surface, clean them with soap and water. After drying, painting tape should be applied to the edges of the cabinets, on the floor, counter tops, walls and other surfaces to prevent paint from getting into places where you don't want it to go.
Have the Right Appliances - Another common problem that a lot of people experience with black cabinets is that they have trouble matching them to the rest of their kitchen. In order to get the right effect, try getting some stainless steel appliances and have them all match each other. This includes the fridge, microwave, kitchen sink, toaster oven, etc. It can be a little costly to do this, but you can definitely get a great looking kitchen by combining stainless steel appliances with black cabinets.
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