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Do light coloured kitchen doors get stained easily?

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Missnearlyvintage Wed 30-Jan-19 12:33:31

We are looking at buying our new kitchen from DIY kitchens, and like the look of a painted or lacquered door range.

Our current kitchen is made from fake walnut laminate stuff, and shows virtually no stains - even if it is stained after nearly 40 years of use, I can't see them!

I'm liking the lighter coloured kitchens - light greys and neutrals, but I'm concerned that I'll accidentally splash some curry or tomato pasta sauce on it while I'm cooking, not see it immediately to wipe it off, and end up with stained doors etc...

Can anyone advise whether I'm being overly cautious, or if I should genuinely be concerned about this and pick a darker shade for at leas the bottom units, so that I don't have to worry so much?

I've already decided that we'll probably get a darker coloured laminate worktop, as we can't afford anything like quarts/resin worktops.

Thanks very much!

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sollyfromsurrey Wed 30-Jan-19 23:02:39

Many millions of home have light kitchens that are not all stained. Speak to the kitchen people about it.

Ramona75 Thu 31-Jan-19 08:55:42

I have a white kitchen, you have to clean it a little more than normal but no stains on it yet (had it for 1 year) and have 2 kids running around it to with pens and toy hammers!

Cecilia2016 Thu 31-Jan-19 23:03:44

I have gloss white cupboard and is the best choice, easy to wipe the finger print and it’s nearly 3 years old but it looks like only been done. We had brown chestnut kitchen/ cupboard and was bad stains couldn’t come off the door.

Misty9 Thu 31-Jan-19 23:17:18

I've got white gloss and rarely notice dirt/stains and it's wipe clean. Disclaimer: I don't look that closely... grin

BroomstickOfLove Thu 31-Jan-19 23:25:21

I have white lacquered units from DIY kitchens and they haven't stained even though I'm terrible at housework and have left tomato, coffee etc drips on cupboard doors for days at a time.

BinkyBuntyFintyCunty Thu 31-Jan-19 23:34:37

Gloss white cupboards UNTIL husband sprayed Mr Muscle orange coloured spray cleaner on them. Now some of the doors a nice shade of cream...

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