The step by step guide for painting a iron garden gate

On this page we describe you how to do a pre-paint iron gate refresh and depending on the nature of the underground:

Painting a previously painted iron gate, the old colour flaking off, the ground ist rusty iron

Painting a previously painted iron gate, the old colour peels off, the ground is galvanized metal

Painting a previously painted iron gate, the old colour peels off, the ground is rusty iron

Surface: The existing paint peels off, the underground is rusty iron.

What tools do I need for the renovation?

Sanding fleece, sandpaper, brush, paint roller, paint tray, wire brush, spatula, cover band (tape), cover sheeting

How should I prepare the surface?

The flacking paint must always be removed. This is easiest with a wire brush o a spatula. Then the still attached paint grind thorough with sandpaper.

Do I need to apply a primer? If so, how should this be applied?

In this case, it is important to use a primer. This can be done with a brush or a paint roller.

Which paint should be applied?

As a primer be suited the Metal Primer 850 by Brillux. This is available in the colors white, grey and maroon. After the drying of the primer can be continued with the topcoat. For this is Impredur Silk Matt Paint 880 by Brillux is be suitable. This is available in standart colours or you can get more favorit colours by our mixing system.

How should the paint be applied?

The paint is best applied with a brush or a paint roller. When applied with a paint roller, a paint tray is helpful. This can easily strip too much absorbed color.

Tips

Tape with the cover band (tape) all edges and corners from which should not be painted. The soil should be covered with a cover sheeting to protect it from paint splashes.


Painting a previously painted iron gate, the old colour peels off, the ground is galvanized metal

Surface: The existing paint peels off, the ground is galvanized metal.

What tools do I need for the renovation?

Sandpaper, brush, paint roller, paint tray, masking tape (tape), cover sheeting

How should I prepare the surface?

The surface should be cleaned from the peeling paint. Loose-fitting color can be removed by using a spatula. After that rework with a sandpaper or sanding fleece and remove the sanding dust.

Do I need to apply a primer? If so, how should this be applied?

Should be the underground visible, we recommand a primer, so that the following coating has better adhesion.

Which paint should be applied?

As a primer we recommand the Multi Primer 227 by Brillux. This is available in white or grey, shall be the following coat will be bright or dark. As a finishing coat we recommend the Impredur Silk Matt Paint 880 by Brillux.

How should the paint be applied?

The glaze coat can be applied with a brush or a paint roller. When applied with a paint roller, a paint tray is helpful. This can easily strip too much absorbed color.

Tips

The masking tape you need to protect surfaces that should not be painted. The soil should be covered with a cover sheeting to protect it from paint splashes.