Updating kitchen counter tops
Yeah, the different colors, the layering of the different mineral paints, really give it that granite-rock look.
Danny Lipford: You know, these things are in such good shape. Danny Lipford: I won’t have to do any staining on them at all, but I know you picked up what some clear polyurethane? And I figured we could just spray the front of the doors and it’ll look really nice. Danny Lipford: But first, we have to get them cleaned. Danny Lipford: This is going to be great but they’ve gotten that to a point where it’s already primed inside. Ashley Fleming: Yeah, we take this sponge and we dip it into our mineral colors and we’re going to apply those right down on the countertop. Danny Lipford: While you guys are doing that, I’ll teach Alan a thing or two about installing some hardware on the cabinets, all right? Danny Lipford: Okay, so you started without me here, I was going to show you how to install cabinet hardware. Ashley Fleming: So when you go to hit the, touch the countertop, just a light dab.
And then also, we probably could do a little bit of cleaning and finishing these cabinets without changing the color, but just put maybe just a little bit of the gloss back on it that it once had. Danny Lipford: That countertop finish I was telling Stephanie about is from Giani. Maybe if you can start reaching on top of the fridge, because I can’t reach there.
Stephanie Ward: Wow, that looks like a lot of work. You could have never painted before and you can do this. Stephanie Ward: Let me get my son to help us move some things. Stephanie Ward: Could you help us move some of these things off the counters?
Now, what I like about this is that it’s got three-fourths horsepower. And you work randomly; you don’t want to go in a row. Stephanie Ward: I mean, right now, this does not look good. Ashley Fleming: No, at first it’s okay if it look like this. The tilt-out hardware dismounts onto the old false doorframe and gets screwed into place. Joe Truini: If you’ve ever used paint stripper to refinish a piece of furniture, you know it’s an extremely messy job. The cool thing about this kit is that it includes these tools along with the paint so you have everything you need in one package. Meanwhile, Allen has moved to the back porch to stay out of the rain. You know, we have so many people asking about, “What was that again? Well, I guess we can go ahead and take all the hardware off these first. Danny Lipford: While Jamey recovers from the shock, let’s check in with Joe for a Simple Solution. Danny Lipford: Once the edges are cut in, Stephanie uses a small foam roller to cover the larger flat surfaces. Ashley Fleming: This’ll be the last time you have to look at that. Ashley Fleming: You’ll see later how it’s going to show through the final finish. Danny Lipford: But that will come a little later after all this primer has dried. , we’re pulling off a kitchen makeover on a miniscule budget. If you’re looking for a change you can make with spare change, stay tuned. It’s easy to talk to people about kitchen re-modeling because the kitchen is the center of family life in so many homes, but finding the budget for these renovations isn’t always so easy. Danny Lipford: Of course, it’s small, I guess you’re a little challenged on some of the storage?