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How Much Does it Cost to Paint Cabinets in Livingston?

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Cabinets are always a significant part of the kitchen. They come in various sizes, styles, and designs that may reflect your lifestyle, characteristic, and personality. However, cabinets may fade with the passing of time. They may lose their original beauty and may look outdated. Years of usage and old age can make your cabinets look dingy. If your cabinets are suffering from this problem, maybe it is about time that you start a cabinet painting Livingston project. The good thing about Livingston cabinet painting is that your design and color options are limitless. You can choose fun colors to make your kitchen look alive, or you can choose sophisticated color and designs to give your kitchen an elegant look. Aside from the aesthetic appeal that paint can provide your cabinets, they can also act as an additional protection to prolong their life. Modern day paints also come in different purposes that will be beneficial for your kitchen cabinets. You can choose water resistant paints to safeguard your wooden cabinets from moisture and eliminate molds and mildews build up, or you may go for a fire-resistant paint.

Fair price breakdown

Cabinet painting Livingston is an affordable alternative to cabinet refacing and refinishing. The average cost of Livingston cabinet painting is around $1000 and will depend on the number of cabinets that you will have painted plus the time and labor that it will take. Materials used in painting cabinets like primers, brushes, paints, and sanding equipment can cost up to $200 if you purchase them yourself. Most professional painters use de-glossing agents to remove shiny paints, eliminating the need for sanding and scraping the old paints away.

Find the Best Costs on Cabinet Painting - Livingston, 07039

Depending on the kind of cabinets that you own, the process of painting them will vary and so will the price. For instance, customized cabinets can cost more to paint because they require significant preparatory work to make sure that the paint will adhere and it will last. The type of paint that your will use can also affect the cost of your cabinet painting Livingston project. Most professionals use oil and water-based paints. They are used as top coats because they form a good, hard and durable surface plus they are not susceptible to much damage during their drying period. The labor cost of cabinet painting Livingston falls around $70 to $120 depending on the design of your cabinet, size, and material.

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If you want to save cost, you may try cleaning your cabinets before your scheduled painting job. You can also scrape or sand away the old paint of your cabinet if it has been painted before. Sometimes, the preparation may occupy a significant portion of a painting job so if you can do it on your own, do it.

If you have the background and proper knowledge about cabinet painting, you may do so. However, if you are just doing it for the sake of trying and to save cost, you might want to reconsider your plan. Cabinet painting is a delicate task. You should know what kind of paint will be suitable to your cabinet material. Wrong painting procedure plus wrong paint material may not give a good result. It may lead to premature chipping, and the paint may crack. Preparation before applying a fresh coat of paint is also crucial to ensure that the paint will adhere and will give a beautiful finish.

In most cases, painters tend to detach the doors of a cabinet when applying paint to ensure that all parts of the cabinet will be painted.

Last Updated: Mar 25, 2020

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    Foley Waite Associates

    Rating: 67
    225 Belleville Ave. 
    BloomfieldNJ  07003
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    Colmar

    Rating: 59
    514 S Livingston Ave Ste 1. 
    LivingstonNJ  07039
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    KitchensDoneEasy.com

    Rating: 91
    350 US Highway 46. 
    LivingstonNJ  07039
  • 4

    Costa's Cabinets

    Rating: 67
    248 Montgomery St. 
    BloomfieldNJ  07003
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    A & R Restaurant Equipment

    Rating: 57
    350 John F Kennedy Dr N. 
    BloomfieldNJ  07003
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    Always Done Right, LLC

    Rating: 89
    21 Grace Street. 
    BloomfieldNJ  07003