If you got metal storage cabinet, remodel and update your kitchen’s appearance cheaply it may seem impossible. But you can cheaply change the look of your smart, easy clean investment. While painting is not the best option, you can use adhesive backed contact paper in heavy vinyl weights to reface your cabinets. Available in most warehouses in a plethora of colors and faux wood finishes, contact paper is an easy way to make your kitchen modern.
Dry metal cabinet with a sponge soaked in warm water and mild detergent to remove any dirt. Soot and stickiness that may interfere with the application of contact paper the cabinets as much as possible. Measure all parts of the cabinets with measuring tape, including all doors and drawer fronts that you want to cover. Place a cutter mat down on a flat surface and start cutting your contact paper with a carpet knife from the measurements in the previous step. Most contact paper rolls come with grilles on the back, which can be used as a guide for cutting. Use a T-square measurement to ensure straight lines and square corners. Apply contact paper to storage cabinet pieces, starting at a corner to make sure the paper lines are evenly aligned with the cabinet. Use a rubber brayer to prevent and get rid of bubbling.
Tips and warnings
Do not peel off contact paper support at once. Peel it off as you walk across the surface of the metal cabinet. This process is best handled by two or more people.