Painting Countertops to Look Like Stone

Aug 16th

Painting countertops – We are often asked how to paint laminate existing table, and if even possible. You can make a painting countertops, but you need to prepare the surface carefully beforehand with a special primer.

Painting Countertops with Chalkboard Paint
Painting Countertops with Chalkboard Paint

Here’s how to create painting countertops, wash table with some ammonia or ammonia-based cleaner diluted with warm water. Get it as clean as possible, remove all dirt and dust. When the surface is dry, you may want to put a tack painter’s tape strips on each trim around the table.

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The next step is the Prime tabletops with a bonding primer; this will ensure the paint will stick to non-porous surfaces. The smell can be strong, so consider opening the windows and close the room off from the rest of the house when using this product.

When the primer is dry, it’s time to paint a new color of paint chosen to laminate the existing table. There is no change in the display kitchen is pretty much as the finished table, so make sure you’ve matched the color swatch to existing equipment, walls, floors and all. If you are using painting countertops laminate you to prepare food directly, use water-based paint; the chemicals in the oil-based paints may leech into your food, which is not a good thing.

 

 

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