How To Paint A Kitchen Benchtop

How To Paint A Kitchen Benchtop


I’m Nick. And today we’re going to rejuvenate this
bench top. Painting your bench top doesn’t require a
lot of skill. You don’t need a [inaudible] It’s really quite easy. Anyone can do it. ♪ [music] ♪ So, the new Dulux Renovation Range is a
fantastic product that is water-based and is going to assist you in revamping your
bench tops pretty easily. The first step we need to do is remove the
silicon from the tiles and I’ve got my trusty tool for that. ♪ [music] ♪ It’s time to really clean
this bench top up. Gloves are on. We’re ready to clean. ♪ [music] ♪ We don’t want any mold
spores in the paint. Before we prime, we need to rough up this
surface. You can either use steel wool. Otherwise, if you have a really shiny
bench like I have here, you’re going to need to use some
sandpaper. Today, I’m channeling Mr. Miyagi. Sand on, sand off. Wash all that dust off with a nice clean
rag and warm water. So, I’m taping up just so when we paint
and prime, we don’t get that paint all over the tiles. It’s prime time. We’ve got our plastic and laminate primer
from the Dulux Range. So, what we need to do is pop this lid off
and you’ll get an additive on the top. We need to add this additive into it and
stir for two to five minutes. ♪ [music] ♪ This primer goes on clear. You’re going to know where you’ve been
because it looks wet. We’ve waited eight hours for this primer
to dry. We are now ready for our top coat. Much like the primer,
we need to add this into our tin of paint and mix it for two to five minutes. ♪ [music] ♪ We need to do long even strokes. ♪ [music] ♪ Our last step once we’ve painted the bench
top is to now use this silicon sealant along the tile line. There’s a lot of ways you can do this. I prefer a low pressure working away
from my body. ♪ [music] ♪ And there you have it, a professional,
durable, and stylish way to redo your bench top without having to replace it. ♪ [music] ♪

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