We were perplexed on how to paint the cabinets, because even though the doors were real wood, the cabinets themselves were particle board wrapped in a vinyl. The solution: We painted all of the cabinets and doors with a contractors bonding primer. This primer has a bonding agent that adheres to the surface of whatever you're going to paint. Because of the adhesive in the primer, we were able to paint right over the fake wood parts of our cabinet and it stuck like glue.
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