Appliance Painting Tips
Many people have different tastes in colors. Some prefer
the black and white color scheme to give their home the
look of simplicity and contrast, while there are also
others who prefer a more colorful approach in painting
their homes. Some artistic minds also uses different
interior wall painting techniques to make every room in
their homes stand out from the rest.
However, you have to face the fact that when you purchase
an appliance you like, the color scheme will be quite
different. It will certainly be very ugly to have an apple
green toaster oven in a kitchen where the color scheme is
black and white. This is why many people take a lot of
time when choosing the appliance they want for their home.
For most people repainting their interior walls can be a
very tedious task because they need to think of a color
scheme that can adjust to their appliances’ color. You
certainly don’t want to purchase a new appliance to
replace an older appliance that is perfectly working
because of its color. It will just be a waste of money.
Besides, why get rid of an appliance that is perfectly
working just because the colors don’t match the color
scheme of your home? It is just plain illogical.
So, why not consider repainting your appliance to match
the color scheme of your home? It is far more convenient
and also cheaper than replacing your home appliance with
one that matches the color scheme of your home. There is
special appliance paint that you can purchase in home
improvement stores today. It is important that you should
not use a regular spray paint as it will not be able to
withstand a lot of heat that most home appliances
Appliance paint are made and formulated to withstand the
extreme heat that most home appliance generates without
cracking or peeling. Appliance paint is quite similar to
car paints, so you might want to consider using car paint
too if you want.
Depending on the present color of your appliance, it may
need more than one coat to get a great looking result. To
start painting your appliance, you first need to unplug
the appliance you wish to repaint. The next step is by
cleaning the surface with a damp cloth and taping the
areas you don’t want to paint. You can consider using
masking tape or wrapping the area with a newspaper.
The next step is by painting it with the color you desire.
For example, if you have a black and white color scheme,
and you have a brown refrigerator, you can consider
changing the refrigerator’s color to black or white with
an appliance or car paint. It is also important that you
should get the paint to completely dry before you plug it
in again and begin using it. It is recommended that you
should wait at least 2 days before you use it again as
there will be paint fumes that can harm you and one that
can stick to your food.
As, you can see, with an appliance paint or a car paint,
you will never have to suffer from an ugly looking color
of your appliance that can go against the color scheme of
your home. By following the steps mentioned, you will be
able to get your appliances to adjust to the color scheme
of your home.
Painting tips & tricks of
Masking knots before painting
Knots in finished wood will appear sooner or later after
painting. Before painting, seal the knots with a lacquer. It
is the only liquid sealant that will efficiently seal in
knot resin, without discoloring the finishing paint.