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Top 5 Pro Tips for Your Kitchen Cabinet Painting Project

The kitchen is an essential part of the house as this is where the goal of keeping our families healthy originates. A clean and fresh kitchen space is the first step to having a healthy and happy family, thereby cementing the importance of the kitchen in our homes. And when it comes to having nice kitchens, it is important to have beautiful cabinets.

Painted kitchen cabinets

When you notice that you have a worn out kitchen cabinet, you should change it, but this can be expensive. A less costly option would be to redo the cabinet, making it look new. You can achieve this with a simple cabinet painting job; your kitchen will get a brand new look and at the same time complementing your home decor.


You can give these pro painting tips a try:


1) Remove the shelving, doors, drawers, and hardware from the cabinet structure. Clean the cabinet surfaces with mineral spirits applied using a clean and soft cloth. Trisodium phosphate can also do the trick in removing oil stains, wax, grime, and other stains. These need to be eliminated as paint won’t set correctly on a greasy and dirty surface.


2) Even out the finished surfaces by sanding them lightly. If the cabinet surface has some grooves or dents, you can also use a wood filler to smoothen the surface out. Finish the sanding process by wiping out the dust with a clean cloth.


3) Select a primer that is suitable for the type of surface you have, may it be metal, wood, or laminate. The primer should also match the color of the top coat; dye it if necessary. Use a primer that is stain blocking for glossy surfaces. Tight grain woods such as maple or cherry, oil-based primers that are slow drying work best. Open-grained woods like mahogany, ash, oak, and hickory stand out best with thick coatings of oil-based primers. Use a nylon brush to apply the primer. Don’t neglect to caulk open seams.

Remodeld kitchen

4) Start painting the cabinets only when the primer has completely dried off. A good place to start is the doors since one side has to dry first before you do the other side. Apply no less than two coats of paints. Allow the first coating to dry completely, and then sand this painted surface lightly before applying the second coat. Don’t forget to stir the paint thoroughly and use a paint try when you do a painting job such as this.


5) Once the paint has been applied and dried off completely on all cabinet surfaces, reattach the shelves, doors, and drawers back. Keep in mind to reattach them to their original positions.


You don’t have to stick to one color to repaint your cabinets. There are no rules against mixing up your favorite colors in cabinet painting. Use your creativity in selecting a color or color combination that will make your cabinets look much better. While DIY cabinet painting is an option, you can also get a professional to do it, especially if you don’t have the time or inclination.

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Custom Leather Camera Strap

Custom Leather Camera Strap

Posted By on Jul 31, 2016

Are you in love with photography? If so you will surely need, if you don’t already have, a proper leather camera strap to make sure that your camera is always secured and ready to use at any moment. You probably carry your camera wherever you go, so even if you have a holster or a leather bag that came with the camera when you bought it, using a leather strap is a much more efficient way to carry it around. There are many ways to modify your equipment and accessories and creating a custom leather strap is one of them.

How to get a custom leather camera strap?

Some companies that produce these products will enable the option on their side to change the appearance or even personalize your camera strap. To do this just check the option and send them a brief message with the purchase placement. You can also ask them directly by sending an email before you place the purchase online. Simply explain how you want it to look, and to be considerate ask if that is possible. Furthermore, you can ask for them to engrave your name on it giving it a personalized look that will make you look even more professional.

First impression

Our team of professional photographers uses leather camera straps. Our impression is that it is extremely useful next to the fact that it looks awesome. The desired effect with customers is achieved, and using it is easier that using the synthetic strap for the camera. Concerning the impression that it leaves on customers and clients all we can say that if you plan to do this professionally, it is a must have accessory. You can adjust the length on which the camera hangs and some models even have an attachment that lets your camera stick to whatever you are wearing. This decreases the chances of damaging the equipment by running and letting the camera bounce of your chest uncontrollably.

Relatively cheap and easy to order

Camera leather strap is extremely easy to use, fells comfortable and natural when it’s attached to the camera, and is highly modifiable. All qualities taken into consideration, the price is relatively low. Ordering it online is an easy process where all you need to do is check the model you want.  Then add it to the cart, and provide information regarding your card code. Shipping is also available on many websites. Only professionals know how important is it to replace a part in a short period.  Ordering camera leather strap online is the fastest way to accessorize and improve the effectiveness of your camera. It usually gets delivered in a matter of days, although the longest period we have waited was a week. Naturally, it all depends on your location and the location of that company’s branch office.

Before you know it you can have your own personalized or custom made a leather camera strap, so search online for a model that suits you best and order today.

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