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Old 07-16-2012, 08:56 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by seriouslydistur
Cool Man! From what I can see here they look pretty good. Thanks Bunches and Bunches.
You are welcome they really look great. We did it in a pinch because we had an appraisal coming up and needed quick fix until we could do what we really want which is having them redone professionally and not formica! Lol I had never painted with anything other than latex and oil based paint. I am not a painter just a stay at home Mimi who enjoys DIY project. I did it myself and had no problems. I expected some kind of problem and was pleasantly surprised when there were none! Everyone who saw them was amazed how good they looked. Will say fumes we're strong when painting but faded quickly. Good luck to you!


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Old 07-16-2012, 10:17 PM   #17
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Whatever you do- don't use 100% silicone ANYWHERE THAT WILL EVER NEED PAINT, EVER!!

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If it doesn't say paintable- it aint. Paint will roll off it and anything it touches.
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and forget the Kilz, use a quality Zinnser bonding primer


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