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Tips for Choosing Kitchen Cabinet Paint Color

Painting cabinets is a low-cost way to refresh your kitchen. Ensure you get a look you'll love with these tips for choosing the right paint color.

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[MUSIC] Paint is an easy, and inexpensive way to give simple cabinets a modern look. Here are tips from the pros, to get beautiful long lasting results. The first step is choosing a color, draw inspiration from something in the room, a rug, fabric or an accessory you love. It's easier to find a paint color to match an accessory, than the other way around. Next, use tools in the paint aisle, paint chips and paint decks. Look at the darkest color on the strip, it gives you a clear indication of the color's undertone. Choose a few of your favorites, and take samples home to see how they look in your life. We chose this warm gray. Once you choose your color, you're ready to prep the cabinets. Prep is the most important step. Clean and prime the cabinets to give the paint the best foundation. Use good quality paint, it's not worth saving a few bucks when it comes to a large surface area like cabinetry. With the right color, solid prep work and quality paint, your hard work will look beautiful for years to come.