How to paint metal garage door
The metal doors are robust and do not require much maintenance. They need a good coat of paint to protect the metal from the elements. The metal can rust exposed. Rust weakens the structure of the metal . When the paint chips, it scratches or wear metal garage door, it’s time for a new paint job. Another good time to paint is when the outside of the house has been painted with a new color. The door color should look good with the color of the house. With a good paint job, the metal garage door will look attractive for long.
Spray the door using a hose with a spray nozzle to remove dirt and debris.
Resfriega the door vigorously using a strong detergent and an abrasive sponge with circular movements. The detergent and abrasive action removes dirt and make the surface is roughened to hold the paint better. Any strong detergent is sufieciente and you can buy at the hardware store. The undiluted Simple Green works well. The abrasive kitchen sponges work well.
Rinse the detergent from the door using a hose with a spray nozzle. Let it air dry.
One coat of primer makes the final color adhere better to the door. Open a can of acrylic paint for outdoor and stir using a long stick to mix. Pour the paint into a spray gun. Acrylic paint is a good choice because it is flexible and will bend instead of breaking with the movement of the door. This is important because the garage doors often move in normal use, when they are open or closed.
Apply a coat of primer using the spray gun. Sprinkle a thin layer making long strokes. Let it dry for two to 24 hours, depending on the brand of paint. See the manufacturer’s instructions to find the suggested drying time.
Prepare the color layer. Rinse the tank spray gun to remove and dry pintuta basis. Open the acrylic paint color. Revuélvela with a long stick and pour it into the spray gun.
Paint a layer of color using the spray gun. Apply a thin layer of paint should be dried within 24 hours. If desired, paint a second coat.