Updating formica kitchen countertops
Step 2 Take a look at the wood you are left with and decide if the texture is “stone-y” enough for you.If you want more texture to it, you the scrapers to scrape into it some, beat it a few times with the hammer, hit it with a chain, whatever.
Despite my lovely accessories, I could still smell the fumes a little too much. Not exactly the wake up call I would prefer, know what I mean? Just for the fun of it, I’ll give you a Before & After split screen as well.Remember when I answered all your burning questions and you asked if I ever messed up on anything. And I’m aware stellarly may not actually be a word. Dear friends, let me show you the way you can turn those ugly laminate countertops from yesteryear into beautiful “stone” counters. I showed you the whole built-in makeover last week. Ok, this project was one of those trial by error projects.And the countertops were caked on with so much grease and dust we had to use oven cleaner to remove it. I’d seen “countertop makeover” kits at Home Depot, but at over 0 a pop, I wasn’t ready to take the plunge. During my limited time researching this product, I’d learned from user reviews that this stuff was pretty toxic and would take three full days for the paint to cure.I think I make a pretty good case for why someone would want to paint everything just for the sake of freshening up the place rather than waiting on the true demo and remodeling to begin. Maybe we haven’t covered this before, but I’m first. In all fairness, this painting product from the Rust-oleum crew has only sixteen color options. Not only that, but the paint would not require priming if I were painting over laminate (which I was) and would stick to just about ) I found that the paint stick really came in handy on this project. ), I had read that the paint consistency would be important if the temps were going to drop lower as the paint dried (per the can’s instructions, you should only use this product when temps are between 50 and 90 degrees for three days in a row).