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How do you repair water damaged mdf cabinets The cabinets ...

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How do you repair water damaged mdf cabinets?
The cabinets are currently painted with a lacquer and it chips , letting water and moisture swell the wood.

i want to paint over the chips but prior attempts have failed to seal the mdf.
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  KBauer replied 11 years ago.
Hello and thank you for asking your question.

The only thing that I have seen recommended for repairing cracks and
chips in MDF is Bondo. Once the Bondo is applied and has dried, you will be able to sand it. Once you get a smooth finish, you can then

If the MDF has swelling and is warped, I don't think that the Bondo
will be effective. It is highly effective on chips and cracks but once
the MDF swells and warps, I would recommend replacement if possible.

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