This is how you paint your metal garage door properly

Here we would like to answer you the most important questions on the subject to pre-paint a garage door.

Painting a previously painted garage door, the old colour is intact, the ground is galvanized sheet

Painting a previously painted garage door, the old colour peels off, the ground is galvanized sheet

Painting a previously painted garage door, the old colour is intact, the ground is galvanized sheet

Surface: The existing paint is intact, the color is just faded.

What tools do I need for the renovation?

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

How should I prepare the surface?

The surface should be sanded with a sandpaper, so that the following coating has better adhesion.

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

A primer in this case is not necessary, because the existing paint is still intact and only should be refreshed.

Which paint should be applied?

As coat we recommend the Impredur Silk Matt Paint 880 by Brillux. This are available in standard colour white. You can get more favorite colours by our mixing system.

How should the paint be applied?

It is recommended to apply the paint with a paint roller. To strip too much absorbed color, it makes sense to use a paint tray. If you not want to use a paint roller, of course you can work with a brush.

Tips

Mask with the masking tape (tape) all surfaces 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 garage door, the old colour peels off, the ground is galvanized sheet

Surface: The existing paint peels off.

What tools do I need for the renovation?

Sandpaper, brush, paint roller, paint tray, masking tape, cover sheeting, spatula

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?

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

Which paint should be applied?

As a primer we recommend the Multi Primer 227 by Brillux. As a finishing coat we recommend the Impredur Silk Matt Paint 880 by Brillux.

How should the paint be applied?

It is recommended to apply the paint with a paint roller. To strip too much absorbed color, it makes sense to use a paint tray. If you not want to use a paint roller, of course you can work with a brush.

Tips

Mask with the masking tape (tape) all surfaces from which should not be painted. The soil should be covered with a cover sheeting to protect it from paint splashes.