Painting a bathroom vanity can be the greatest decision if you want to get a face lift for your bathroom without spending much money. Probably, changing the color of the bathroom walls and replacing the old bathroom furniture will give a greater result.
However, this kind of bathroom remodeling project can be extremely costly and need a long time to finish. As a smart alternative, you may not need to throw away your old furniture, on the other hand, you can remodel them instead so they will emit different mood and look to your bathroom. In this case, painting a bathroom vanity into a new and different color scheme will definitely help you get a different mood as well.
Painting a bathroom vanity is absolutely less costly than painting the whole bathroom walls and replacing all of the furniture or the bathroom floors. This partial bathroom remodeling project also needs less time to finish, for sure. So, you can definitely save more time and money as well. By painting your old vanity you surely do not need to spend much money to buy a lot of wall paints. You will not also need longer time and more energy to paint wider space. This way you can definitely get multiple advantages.
However, although painting a bathroom vanity is said to be simpler and quicker in process but it still needs more time to finish compared to other furniture repainting project. This circumstance is actually influenced by the moisture-rate of the bathroom that causes the drying process to be longer than any other repainting project. Under this circumstance as well, it is recommended for you to use paint with high gloss enamel completed by polyurethane coating so the paint of your bathroom vanity will be better protected.
In painting a bathroom vanity, you need to prepare several things first. Before you repaint the bathroom vanity, be sure to clean it thoroughly and peel off the remaining paint or coat first. You can scrape them off with metal scraper and sand them with heavy sand paper. After the precious steps, now you need to remove the drawers and doors of your bathroom vanity. Remember to also remove the hinges, pulls and knob as well so you can paint the surface more easily without staining the hardware.
Afterwards, you can continue your project of painting a bathroom vanity. In this last part you can directly paint the vanity in thin layer first. Wait until the first layer gets dry thoroughly then you can do the same step for the second layer. If you want to add polyurethane coat then you should do it before doing the second layer. This way you will definitely get the greatest result of painting a bathroom vanity that will also last for a lifetime.