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    • trooper147
    • By trooper147 16th Jul 17, 8:18 AM
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    Paint laminate kitchen cupboards, mixing service for paint?
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    • 16th Jul 17, 8:18 AM
    Paint laminate kitchen cupboards, mixing service for paint? 16th Jul 17 at 8:18 AM
    Hi all

    I'm looking at painting a new kitchen cupboard to match my existing cupboards.

    It's a new laminate kitchen cupboard from b&q, it's white and the rest of my kitchen is off white.

    I've been into B&Q and the lady pointed me to the v33 paints which are for this but they come in set colours. She said theat B&Q can't do the mixing service for paint to paint laminate.

    I said, can I not get a laminate primer then use the paint they mix up using their service, she said it may not stick.

    Any ideas how I can do this?

    Thanks in advance.

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    • Tantan18
    • By Tantan18 16th Jul 17, 9:36 AM
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    • 16th Jul 17, 9:36 AM
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    • 16th Jul 17, 9:36 AM
    I have painted a laminated chest of drawers before and I just used primer and then the colour mix service on a regular paint. This wasn't in a B&Q though. I'd do the same again as it turned out really well.
    • Tom99
    • By Tom99 16th Jul 17, 10:23 AM
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    • 16th Jul 17, 10:23 AM
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    • 16th Jul 17, 10:23 AM
    I have used ordinary paint after using a laminate primer and it looked fine. I rubbed the very shiny laminate with wet and dry before applying the primer.
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