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CatherineAnn

10:59AM | 06/23/03
Member Since: 06/22/03
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The wooden cabinets in my kitchen have an orange tint to them. Not very attractive, in my opinion. I want to paint them, but have been told that painting them may decrease the re-sale value of the house. Anyone have any experience with this?

retisin

03:38AM | 06/24/03
Member Since: 05/19/03
457 lifetime posts
The orange tint you are seeing is a natural process for anything that has only a clear varnish on it,to strip this off is a big pain.If you want to paint over them you need to sand with 180 grit,and then use a zinser primer that is made to go over oil based products it is also made so you can paint with a latex paint if you want to.Im not sure of the name but any paint store will have it.Just let them know what your plans are otherwise they may hook you up with the wrong product.
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