White free standing shelves – If your free standing shelves are becoming unsightly, solve the problem with a coat of paint. Whether they are hidden behind closed doors or outdoor, painting shelves you can quickly give your room a fresh look. Clean shelves make you feel brighter, making it a happier place. You do not need to hire a painter. Painting the shelves is an easy project that you can achieve yourself in a couple of days.
Remove the white free standing shelves if you can remove easily. If you can not work with them intact. Remove the old paper shelf. Wash the shelves with a solution made of 1 cup ammonia and 1 cup water. Wipe down with soapy water to remove any grease, dirt, dust or debris that may have accumulated in them. Use a toothbrush if it remains stubborn dirt in the corners.
Sand shelves with sandpaper fine grain. Use a power sander if you have one, or sand by hand. Remove dust with a damp cloth. Decide on the type of paint finish you want. White free standing shelves can get dirty quickly, so choosing a painting with a finish that is easy to clean make maintenance easier. Oil work well for cooking, as well as semi-gloss latex paints in a high gloss or finish.