In the modern home, the kitchen is the most used space, where preparing of food, drinking, eating and socialising is common place. It is essential the finish of the furniture can stand the test of time, while adding that stunning character only found with handmade or hand-painted kitchens.
Our thoughts and observations on projects, paints and equipment as well as painting techniques and technology
Peeling or bubbling on vinyl or thermofoil wrapped kitchen doors is one of the most common problems we experience when dealing with our customers and their kitchens.
Kitchen cabinets take a lot of abuse over the years. Exposure to grease, heat, sharp utensils, and spills can leave your kitchen showing signs of wear and tear. In some cases the damage can be significant such as water damage with peeling surfaces and expanded MDF or chipboard.
We are often asked if High gloss kitchen cabinets can be painted? The simple answer is yes they can.
While white might be your first port of call for kitchen cabinetry 50 years ago, today's kitchens can be finished in any color imaginable. Colour is one of the most effective tools you have when it comes to creating atmosphere in your kitchen, and if your tired of your old kitchen the easiest method to renovate and give your kitchen a new personality is to have it hand painted in a new exciting colour.
Refitting the entire kitchen isn’t the only way to completely transform the heart of your home – it can be as simple as treating cupboards, cabinets and islands to a new coat of paint and creates the look and feel of a brand new kitchen at a fraction of the cost.
Tom Howley kitchens are bespoke made to order and built from real wood veneered board, solid wood dovetailed drawer boxes, blum runners and hinges; their range is classic to contemporary using the highest quality materials in Oak, Walnut and Hand Painted Furniture.
What do you do when you have an old or dated kitchen with some small damage doors, the answer for this kitchen was to have it hand painted in a wonderful medium grey with blue tones called French Grey. This beautiful kitchen transformation has recently been completed in Glasgow.
Refitting the entire kitchen isn’t the only way to completely transform the heart of your home – it can be as simple as treating cupboards, cabinets and islands to a new coat of paint.
When you decide to remodel your kitchen the latest contemporary cabinetry is a simple and sophisticated option for transforming your kitchen into a modern living space. A streamlined, contemporary kitchen design, combined with integrated appliances, thoughtful lighting and a mix of levels helps to keep your room clutter-free whilst leaving you more space to relax and entertain, but ripping out perfectly good 100 year old hand build cabinets can be a difficult choice especially when they can be repaired, hand painted and upgraded to compliment to the newly installed kitchen.