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Painting Radiators.

Discussion in 'Decorating and Painting' started by GazSuttonUK, 21 Dec 2008.

  1. GazSuttonUK

    GazSuttonUK

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    I have fitted some new radiators to a room I am decorating.
    Do people normally paint radiators?
    Cheers.
     
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    Most new radiators are pre finished and dont need painting.
     
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    We like to paint them the same colour as the walls so they blend in a bit and are not so obvious. We use emulsion paint over a suitable undercoat and it works great.
     
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    Have also successfully painted new radiators, for same reason as above. Used same paint as used for skirting boards, matt gloss - takes a while to dry so need 2 b careful not to brush past n best 2 do in summer when radiators not in use creating different temperatures as paint dries.
     
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    Hi Tipper
    What undercoat do you use?
    Thanks,
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    Que :confused:
     
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    Matt gloss???? WTF????
     
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    Wasn't he the lead singer with Bros? :confused:
     
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    Do what you like but do not paint hot rads. Will be absolute disaster, especially if you gonna use enamel paint. Speaking from from my own experience :cry:
     
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