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How long should you wait to put hardware on painted cabinets?
Last Updated: 9th February, 2020
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Furthermore, how long wait after painting cabinets?
Generally, these paints take 7 to 10 days to fully dry and cure, but generally after 24 hours, they are good to reinstall and use in your kitchen. (But, do be careful during the 1st week and try to wait 7 to 10 days before cleaning them).
Likewise, do I need to seal cabinets after painting? As for applying any sealer or topcoat, the general pro recommendation for cabinet painting is to use high quality stain blocking primer and 2-3 thin and even coats of super high quality paint with ample drying time between coats (Benjamin Moore's Advance paint is meant for cabinets without any top coat, since sealers
Similarly, should you put a top coat on painted cabinets?
I do not always use a top coat and some paints are perfectly fine without it. For high traffic pieces (any table top, kitchen cabinets, kids furniture), I definitely recommend a top coat to provide the best protection to your painted furniture. For almost all dark matte paints, I like to use a poly or wax as well.
How many coats of paint do I need for cabinets?