Paint over chrome surface bathroom radiator

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  1. Fighter2020

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    My bathroom radiator is chrome surface but rusty I don't have interest to use vinegar etc to clean it. So I decide to use spray radiator paint to cover it. Is it possible to do that ?
     
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    Yes, but it won't work.
     
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    Why?
     
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    Painting over rust does not stop rust.

    Low quality chromed steel is particularly prone to rusting.

    If your radiator is in a steamy room, and is sometimes turned off, I expect it suffers from condensation and damp.

    If you can be bothered to rub it with a green nylon scourer, well moistened with WD40, while the rust traces are very slight, you will be able to keep it looking decent for a while.
     
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    Thanks very much for the advice.
     
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