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        Do I change my counter tops before painting my cabinets? Also do I replace the backsplash before or after the counter top installation? Thanks
         
        Posts: 2 | Registered: Jan 19, 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        If you are going to change the counter tops no matter what, then it will be easier to paint with them off. You'll get a cleaner look at the top edge of the cabinetry if you paint them with the tops off. Also, if you paint and then remove the tops, you may damage the new paint job. However, if you are keeping the same top it is possible to paint the cabinetry with the tops still on.

        The backsplash must go in after the new counter tops are installed. The backsplash will sit on the top, not the top up against the backsplash.


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        Posts: 10298 | Location: Knoxville, Tennessee | Registered: Sep 27, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Thanks, taking baby steps to do it right
         
        Posts: 2 | Registered: Jan 19, 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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