Painting Ikea Cabinets: Easy Steps To Paint Laminate & Sektion Ikea Cabinets

General Overview

Ikea wood furniture cabinets when looking outdated needs a bit renovation like a painting to make them look better and beautiful. Only it requires a bit of preparation and the right way to get the job done perfectly as desired.

Easy Steps To Paint The Ikea Cabinets

Ikea Wood cabinets/furniture can be easily painted by following the steps below:

Required Things

  • Cloth and Dishwasher detergent
  • Sandpaper fine and medium grit
  • Water/oil based primer, Paintbrush


1.Remove The Parts: Remove all the parts like doors, drawers including the hardware from the cabinets prior to starting the painting job.
2.Cleaning: Dip the clean cloth into the warm soapy water and rub the cabinets with the same to clean the grim and dirt built up from the cabinets.
3.Dry: Once the furniture is cleaned allow it to dry completely.
4.Sanding: Once the Ikea cabinets dry completely follow up by the sanding process using 120- or 140-grit sandpaper. The sanding must be done finely so that the primer will adhere to the surface finely. Make sure not to damage the cabinet surface or particleboard while sanding.
5.Remove The Dust: Once the sanding is done remove all the sanding dust using a vacuum.
6.Oil Based Primer: Apply the oil-based primer over the cabinets using a good quality paint brush. Allow the primer to dry.
7.Re-sanding: The re-sanding of the furniture is required once the oil primer is dried. This must be done with the 400-grit sandpaper and wipe off the dust again.
8.Second Coat: Apply the second coat of the primer and again allow it to dry for few days or week till the primers adhere cabinets well.
9.Re- Sanding: Do slight sanding again and remove the dust off from the cabinets and apply the primer again and allow it to dry.
10.Reattach: Once dried re-attach the parts again to use it.

Simple Ways To Paint Ikea Laminate Cabinets

A simple way to paint the laminate Ikea Furniture is mentioned below:
1.Disassemble: Disassemble the parts of the cabinet like knobs, hinges, doors, etc to get the paint done perfectly.
2.Sanding: Follow up by light sanding and wipe off the surface to remove all the dirt using the tack cloth.
3.Primer: Make sure to use the best quality primer that is compatible with laminate and let it dry once applied.
4.Topcoat: Now apply the thick top coat finish over the surface and allow it to dry.
5.Sealer: Once dried apply the coat of the acrylic sealer and let it dry completely.
6.Re-assemble: Re-assemble all the parts and it’s done.

Ikea Sektion Painting Methods

Methods to paint the Ikea Sektion are mentioned below:
1.Sand: The cabinet needs to be sanded first using the 220 grit sandpaper.
2.Priming: Now coat the surface using primer and let it dry.
3.Paint Sprayer: Applying the paint using the paint sprayer at a constant speed that is recommended to get the best results.
4.Paint Cabinets: Apply the paint over the cabinet surfaces individually.
5.Re- Attach: Once the painting is over and dried just reattach the parts again.
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