COMMUNITY FORUM

MichaelEllgren

01:33AM | 01/07/13
Member Since: 12/19/12
7 lifetime posts
Bvwindows
Hello Guys,

I am painting shutters which are on the front of some mounted cabinets in my bathroom. Is there some easy way to paint them without taking them down? I have already primed and I have the paint which matches the rest of the unit.

Thanks in advance

Michael Ellgren

1800blinds[dot]com[dot]au

David, Moderator

12:12AM | 12/22/13
Member Since: 11/15/13
230 lifetime posts
Hi Michael,

The easiest and the quickest way to paint shutters or any kind of louver door is to spray them. Since you prefer not to remove the doors, that is not an option.
Here is the technique I use and it works pretty well.
Get yourself either a 9" or a 6" roller and cover. I prefer a 9" because the covers have a little more meat to them which enables them to reach deeper into the crevices better.
Cover the roller with paint and roll over the door several times to cover as much as possible. The main purpose of the roller is to get the paint onto the door.
Once you have the area covered, use a paint brush to spread out the paint and work into the crevices. Brush the paint out evenly and you are finished.

I usually work a small area at a time so the paint doesn't set up before I have a chance to brush it out.
Hope this helps you out.
David: Moderator
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

All bookworms need a good bookmark that inspires them to keep reading. To make this colorful bookmark, cut a rectangular p... It turns out that many bath and kitchen cleansers contain chemicals that are dangerous to the skin and eyes, and often pro... So often we paint tiny nooks white to make them appear larger, but opting for a dark, dramatic wall color like this one—Be... Chocolate-colored walls and large window frames allow the exposed wood beams to take center stage in this small screened p... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... Like no other floor type, a checkerboard design works wonders to underscore the retro kitchen theme. Vinyl flooring, ceram... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... If you put the washing machine in the mudroom, you can stop the kids from walking through the house in dirty, grass-staine...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1