Removing gloss from radiators


Postby angela23 » Mon Sep 08, 2008 11:53 am

I want to re-paint my radiators with eggshell. They are currently painted with gloss (probably hundreds of layers). What is the best way to prep the radiators?? Do I need to remove the old paint altogether and is there any recommended products or will it be ok if I just sand them down to smooth the surface? I plan to replace them at some point so dont want to do the job at too much expense, but not afraid of hard work.

Any advise would be greatly appreciated!

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Postby cmaxx » Wed Oct 01, 2008 10:51 pm

For best results it would be best to strip all the old paint off......However, if you give them a good rub down with a good quality glasspaper about 100 grit then use a good quality undercoat then Eggshell. That will do the job just fine!

Make sure its a GOOD rub down!
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