How to Restore and Repaint Rusty Metal Patio Furniture

Restored and newly painted metal furniture will instantly give your porch fresh appeal and a new look. Cracked, busted, rusted or bent furniture makes your home to be less appealing to your family, friends or even potential buyers. Before people even see the house cleaning you’ve done, they see the front porch, and the first thing that people see the moment they enter your yard is the furniture you have on your patio. Therefore, it is important give attention to your outdoor furniture.

However, painting and restoring your old metal porch furniture might be a difficult task for you, particularly if your furniture is weathered and rusty. Fortunately, there are some steps you can follow to repaint and restore your outdoor patio furniture:

Prepare the Metal Furniture

This is the first step to take when repainting your outdoor metal furniture. Start by brushing the surface of your metal furniture with a large wire brush in order to remove rust and loose flakes of old paints. Try as much as possible to remove any piece of rust or paint that has started to flake away. You might see a lot of scratches on the furniture, but the new paint will hide these imperfections.

Buy High-Quality Paint

There are many brands of paints that are available for outdoor use in your local market today. However, not all paints are the same; there are some which are all high quality and others which are of low quality. Therefore, it is important to take your time and do bits of research in order to buy paint from a reputable company. Also, make sure that the paint you buy is for outdoor metals. By doing this, you will create a breathtaking finish on your furniture such as chrome, stainless steel, gold, or one of many others. 

Paint Your Furniture

Paint your furniture with your desired paint color. Ensure that you have applied three to five thin coats of paint. However, make sure you have allowed each layer to dry before you paint the next layer.

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