Painting Formica Countertops

There are a few distinctive painting techniques utilized for changing old looking plastic overlay tops into new manifestations. Formica ledges, when reemerged effectively, can keep going for quite a while. In this article, we will audit a couple of the items that are accessible over the counter, which are explicitly intended for redesigning this kind of material. I will likewise give the important strides to reemerging tops utilizing oil based paints that are then fixed with a urethane top coat.


This paint brand organization has built up a one-cover application ledge paint that can be applied with a roller and little brush. The readiness technique is fairly simple. You should simply wash the tops with cleanser and water, at that point softly sand them. Next, apply covering tape to secure the walls and cabinetry. At that point, roll and brush one layer of the Rust-Oleum paint on the counters and permit it to dry for three-to-four days. When dry, the surface will have a glossy silk shine finish. It isn’t important to apply a layer of preliminary preceding applying the Rustoleum. The item has sixteen diverse shading coloring choices to browse. The unique covering is made with HomeShield Antimicrobial Protection, which is intended to decrease the opportunity of form or mold development.

Giani Granite

The Giani organization has built up a framework for changing the tinge of a wide range of ledge surface sorts to look like Granite. The unit accompanies everything that is expected to change overlay, Formica, Corian or wood ledges into delightful shinny-cut reproduced Italian Granite. They consider this a paint by number framework that starts with applying the groundwork, at that point three shades of paint are spotted on with a wipe lastly the top-coat sealers are applied. The rollers, froth brushes and wipe implements are totally remembered for each pack. The choices of pack designs are named Roma Red, Sapphire Blue, Emerald Green, Chocolate Brown, Bombay Black and Sicilian Sand. It will take around four days to finish painting a kitchen or washroom vanity Formica ledge.

Oil Based Paints

I really gathered this data structure from an article that I read on Tim Carter’s-Ask The Builder site. In the event that you might want to paint your Formica overlay ledges a custom shade of your decision, this is the framework to utilize. First you will clean the tops utilizing a gentle cleanser arrangement; I like to utilize fluid Dawn dish-washing cleanser for this progression. At that point, softly sand all surfaces that will be painted and vacuum the residue off of the counters. Apply one layer of the oil-based groundwork, two layers of the completion shading oil base paint and afterward four uses of clear floor urethane finish. Follow the production’s recommendations for drying times between coats.

Preceding beginning this sort of reemerging venture, it is critical to be sure beyond a shadow of a doubt that you need to do this. When you start the canvas technique it is extremely unlikely of coming back to the first Formica ledge shading.

Surge Jobs are Not Allowed

You should put aside adequate opportunity to finish the task in an expert way. I would anticipate spending no under four to five days renovating your tops. This will permit the preliminary coats, finish paints and last sealers adequate chance to fix. After the activity is finished, you ought not spotless the outside of the painted Formica cover countertops with a chemical for around fourteen days.