44+ Gel Stain On Kitchen Cabinets Pictures. Welcome to the designaholic community! Stain seemed like the only option for my limited budget.
Restaining kitchen cabinets is a great way to update the look and feel of your kitchen, for a fraction of the cost of replacement. Gel stain is transparent enough that the wood grain appears easily through the coat of stain. Cabinets directly above the range are most prone to grease stains.
Make sure you place your hardware in a plastic baggie so you don't loose any of the screws.
Prior to gel staining cabinets, i had a lot of experience working with regular wood stain, but i had never worked with gel stain. I did all of my kitchen cabinets with the java gel stain (followed directions) and after 4 days they are still sticky. You could leave the doors on, but you are running the risk of. Gel stains come in a wide variety of color choices.