I have an old white refrigerator that works fine, just looks awful. What can I do to the face to make it look nice. I have wooden oak kitchen cabinets and a tile floor.
Paint it with white enamel.
Enamel Paint finishes in high gloss if you want that sort of finish.
Always paint in a dust free invironment with plenty of ventiallation.
With the expensive cost of many home appliances, sometimes
replacing an old refrigerator is out of the question, especially if it still
This can be a problem if you've recently painted your
kitchen or if you're just sick of looking at an old, outdated fridge.
Instead of learning to live with your boring or unattractive
refrigerator, you can give it a bright new look with a few coats of paint.
Mix a few tablespoons of vinegar into a bucket of warm
Use this mixture to clean the refrigerator.
Scrub away any grease, dirt or other grime
with your soapy water and a stiff bristled scrub brush. Wipe the refrigerator
dry with a towel when it is clean.
Use painter's tape to cover parts of the refrigerator you
do not want to paint such as the handle or the grate at the bottom of the
Apply a coat of appliance paint to your
refrigerator with a paint roller to prime the surface.
You can also purchase appliance paint in a
spray can and use it to spray paint your refrigerator.
Sand the paint with an extra fine grit sanding
sponge when it is completely dry.
Try to make the surface as smooth as possible
and then wipe away any dust created with a clean towel.
Paint the refrigerator with an enamel paint
tinted to the desired color and a paint roller.
You can use oil-based or latex-based enamel
depending on your preferences.
Oil paints usually have a stronger odor than
latex paints but they may last longer.
Apply a second coat of paint when the first
coat is completely dry.
Sand the final coat of paint when it is dry
with a wet extra fine sanding sponge.
Spray the refrigerator with water while you
work to keep it damp and keep sanding until the paint is smooth and shiny.
Remove all of the painter's tape from your
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