Repair peeling laminate on a cabinet door
Restore your cabinets and liven up your environment!
Although laminate cabinets are quite long-lasting, they can sometimes start to crack or peel with age. Thankfully, this does not have to be the 'be all and end all.' Here’s how to repair laminate cabinet doors and leave them looking as good as new, without the expense or professional assistance.
WHAT YOU NEED
- A fast universal glue (e.g. Loctite 60 sec. All-Purpose Glue)
Get the materials
You will need a fast universal glue (e.g. Loctite 60 sec. All-Purpose Glue), sandpaper, cloth and cutter.
Remove the laminate
Keeping the door in its place, remove the whole peeling laminate, working it with a cutter between the laminate.
Clean the area
Lightly sand the substrate and wipe it with a cloth to remove any dust. We are going for the ultimate spotless and effortless look.
Apply thin beads of a fast universal glue (e.g. Loctite 60 sec. All-Purpose Glue) to the door in zig-zag. Carefully align the laminate and press evenly on the door for 60 seconds. Try and flatten it, ensuring ultimate smoothness!
Let the product dry overnight for best results, and go ahead and begin to use it! Can your friends guess that you replaced the laminate yourself? We think NOT. Now you know how to repair laminate cabinet doors, you can add a skirting board to the same wall to make it more stylish!