I started off painting my own cabinets, and they looked like it. To save you from that fate, I've decided to write down the step-by-step process we've honed since 2014 if you want to try it on your own. Pre-Step 1. Take pictures This process isn't … [Read more]
Painting cabinets vs. refacing them
Sometimes customers ask whether it's more budget friendly to paint their existing kitchen cabinets, or to have them refaced. This graph gives you a good idea of the pricing, for this area. It's approximately double! … [Read more]
I’m a Pro @ Houzz.com
We're now listed as a Pro at Houzz.com. Go check it out! http://www.houzz.com/pro/2cabinetgirls/2-cabinet-girls … [Read more]
What to Expect While Your Cabinets Are Being Painted
One thing we have noticed since we started painting cabinets is that the process can be confusing. Nobody knows what expect to see each night when they come home and see what has accomplished each day. I'm not sure why this was such a surprise to us, … [Read more]
Make your kitchen island stand out – with paint or stain!
Who says your kitchen island has to be the same color as your cabinets? Why not give your kitchen some much needed style, by making your island stand out?! The current trend of contrasting islands is here to stay. With a contrasting scheme, the … [Read more]
Transforming ‘builder grade’ to ‘custom’ cabinets in 1 week.
In the Raleigh-Durham area of NC, where hundreds of thousands of new homes have popped up in the past 10 years, sadly a lot of those home received, dare I say it, UGLY builder-grade cabinets. With tract builders, it's all about putting up the biggest … [Read more]
Why we use water-based, and green products.
I and many of our painters are moms, first and foremost. And so far, all of the homes we've worked in have had children of one age or another. The health of our customers and their children, we take very seriously. That's why at 2 Cabinet Girls we … [Read more]
When Painted Cabinets Are A Bad Idea
Believe it or not, sometimes we have to tell clients that painting their cabinets isn't the right solution. Here are some of the fringe cases where a coat of paint isn't going to help. … [Read more]