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metal garage door - is undercoat required before gloss.

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by jamiller, 15 Jun 2008.

  1. jamiller

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    The existing gloss is ok condition wise - but faded. Can I rub down and re- gloss or do I need an undercoat in between? Maybe it depends on which gloss I use?
     
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    Id suggest a good rub down and two coats of one coat gloss...I have had a few problems in the past with undercoat being a bit too brittle for the movement in the door.

    I gave it too coats of ordinary gloss instead..but the one coat stuff might be better..
     
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    If it's in good condition as you say: Wash down with sugar soap and whizz over with 100 wet and dry at the same time. Rinse and dry off.
    Get some Crown "Solo", not only is it extremely good coverage and easier to use than liquid gloss, but it's self undercoating and extremely flexible.
     
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    Thanks 'Once' again !!
     
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