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Her Dream Kitchen

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It’s the kitchen she’s always dreamed of, boasting both classic design and durability that is sure to stand up to hours of daily use (and the preparation of endless gourmet meals!).  Walls and cabinetry are primed with KILZ® 3 Premium Primer, a superior sealer and stain blocker that provides excellent adhesion and a kitchen-essential mildew resistant coating. Creamy vanilla walls and celery-green cabinets create a space that is cheerful, warm and oh-so inviting.

WALLS

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Dream Kitchen before picture

WHAT TO USE

  • Primer: KILZ® 3 Premium Primer
  • Paint: KILZ® Tribute® in
    White Peony TB-04
  • Damp Cloth
  • Tape
  • Drop Cloth
  • Nylon / Polyester Blend Brush
  • 3/8"-1/2" Nap Paint Roller
  • Paint Tray
  • Can Key
  • Stir Stick

WHAT TO DO

Step 1:

Wipe down the walls with a damp cloth to ensure they are clean and free of dust. Allow the surface to dry.

Step 2:

Tape around the baseboards, trim and moldings.

applying painter's tape

Step 3:

To ensure a mildew-resistant finish, apply 1 coat of KILZ 3 Premium Primer – stirring thoroughly before and occasionally during use. Apply primer using a brush first to “cut in" around the edges, then use a roller to fill in. Allow 1-hour dry time.

Pro-tip:
A satin or semi-gloss finish is recommended to ensure ease of cleaning in high-traffic areas like kitchens.

Step 4:

Once primer is dry, top coat with KILZ Tribute in White Peony TB-04 (a satin or semi-gloss finish is recommended). Use a brush first to “cut in" around the edges and then use a roller to fill in.

Step 5:

Remove tape prior to paint drying and admire your fresh kitchen walls!

KITCHEN CABINET REFRESH

WHAT TO USE

  • Primer: KILZ® 3 Premium Primer
  • Paint: KILZ® Tribute® in
    Subtle Celery TB-74
  • Screwdriver
  • Tape
  • Nylon / Polyester Blend Brush
  • 100-150 Grit Sandpaper
  • 180-220 Grit Sandpaper
  • Damp Cloth
  • Drop Cloth
  • Paint Sprayer
  • Can Key
  • Stir Stick

WHAT TO DO

Step 1:

Use a screwdriver to remove all door handles and hardware. It’s always best to put each screw back exactly where it came from to ensure the least amount of stress on the wood. Next, remove the cabinet doors and drawers from the cabinet frame.

Person unscrewing screws from a cabinet
Pro-tip:
Put the screws back into the hardware, then seal the hardware and screws in painter’s tape and label it.

Step 2:

Sand the surfaces of the doors, drawer faces and cabinet frame. Do a first pass with 100-150 grit sandpaper then finish with a second pass of 180-220 grit sandpaper, always moving the sandpaper in the direction of the wood grain. After sanding, wipe down the surface with a damp cloth to remove any dust or residue and allow the surface to dry before moving on to primer.

Person sanding a cabinet

Step 3:

Apply KILZ 3 Premium Primer using a brush to ensure a mildew-resistant finish. Stir thoroughly before and occasionally during use. Allow 1-hour dry time.

Person applying primer to a cabinet

Step 4:

Apply KILZ Tribute in Subtle Celery TB-74 (a satin or semi-gloss finish is recommended) with a brush, moving in smooth strokes in the same direction as the wood grain.

Person painting a cabinet
Pro-tip:
For a professional result, apply primer and paint with a sprayer.

Step 5:

Once paint is dry, reattach hardware to doors and then reattach doors to cabinets. All that’s left to do is decide what culinary creation to whip up first in your refreshed kitchen!