Water Damage

Repairing Water Damage Cabinets

If new cabinets aren't primed or sealed between the groove and shaker panel, water can get behind the panels to eventually blow out the finish. Water damage is exactly what happened to this expensive kitchen door below.


Caulking gaps is particularly important because open seams are prone to water getting behind seams and open grain.

Repairing kitchen cabinets with water damage

Repairing water damaged cabinets

Something so simple can be prevented if the cabinet maker seals doors and drawers, especially below sinks.

The good news is: The owners of this kitchen heard about PAINTING Guys cabinet painting, hoped it was worth a try to salvage them before spending another $35,000 to replace.