20/07/2017 When you finished painting it did the paint on that section (i.
the area without thermofoil ) blend properly with the area of the door that still had thermofoil on it.
I am contemplating removing thermofoil just from one cabinet door as it is 50% peeled off but leaving it on the other 6 or 8 doors and drawers.
25/05/2020 Thermofoil is made to be easy to clean, resistant to stains and difficult to damage.
As a result, thermofoil is also very difficult to paint , but it is not impossible.
Paint is an inexpensive alternative to replacing your cabinets and you should absolutely try to paint the thermofoil before going to the expense of ripping out your cabinets.
Although thermofoil is typically not meant to be painted, you can successfully complete this job with a handy instructional guide and some basic painting tools.
Step 1 – Wash Your Cabinets.
Before applying your paint and primer, you will need to remove any dust, dirt, or debris from your thermofoil cabinets.
Yes, yes you can.
And here’s how you get them to the point of being able to paint.
Let me preface with this – I hate Thermofoil.
And maybe Thermofoil today is different than that which was installed in my kitchen back in the mid-2000s.
So I’m speaking of Thermofoil from only that time period.
Why do I hate it?
It’s cheap and it peels.
Can you paint thermofoil cabinets , and if so, how?
Thermofoil cabinets , the staple of any modern 80#s kitchen, are known for being affordable, easy to maintain, and versatile.
Despite the name, thermofoil actually contains no metal.
The cabinet is created by vacuum-pressing a thin layer of vinyl onto medium-density fiberboard (MDF).