01:33AM | 01/07/13
Member Since: 12/19/12
7 lifetime posts
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


David, Moderator

12:12AM | 12/22/13
Member Since: 11/15/13
261 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
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