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09/24/2012 08:40 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

From the Pros: How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

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The right cabinet color can transform your kitchen or bathroom's look. And because replacing cabinetry can be expensive, a fresh paint color could be the best bet for your budget. But before you start in on this seemingly simple DIY, keep a key point in mind. "The main issue is that with most woodwork — but specifically kitchen cabinets — is that it's finished with a glossy product designed to be wipeable, and that same property prevents paint from sticking to it," says painter Alex Davidson.

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