Restaining kitchen cabinets is a great way to update the look of your kitchen, for a fraction of replacement cost. Typically, restaining cabinets is a long and complicated process, but it need not be. There is less time-consuming ways to perform updating the look of your kitchen cabinets, using a few quick and easy restaining methods and the right set of tools.
A tinted varnish changes the appearance of restaining kitchen cabinets without being too drastic. Tinted varnishes provide a new shine to the cabinets, the original woodwork improved by extending the richness of color with subtle tones. The application only takes a couple of hours and requires no special tools other than a brush. While the application of tinted varnish is faster to refinish cabinets, you still have to prepare the surface by removing knobs, handles, cabinet doors and drawer liners, and cleaning and sanding your cabinets before application.
Gel restaining kitchen cabinets come in a wide variety of color options. A slick gel gives you a complete solution color change, but only if your goal is a darker stain. It does not take long to apply a gel stain with a brush the process is very fast, with minimum drying time; However, the base preparation required area is similar to the necessary preparation for the application of tinted coatings.