|Fig.1: Mailbox Repair|
Supplies and Tools:
Brushes, Chip, 1-1/2, 2-inch
Gloves nitrile rubber heavy-duty
Kilz® white primer
Paint tray with plastic liners
Paint roller 4-inch
Paint stick (free at warehouse stores or paint stores)
Tarps, and Paper tarps
Mrs. Escarole wanted her mailbox repaired, it has fallen over and the Post Office would not deliver the mail. She lives in a rural town called Creekside, California.
This post shows the four steps to paint the new top mailbox trim.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows upper right shows the old mailbox that needed to be repaired.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows a chip brush painting Kilz® White Primer on the raw wood. Two coats of primer will be placed before applying the final exterior white coat.
|Fig.2 Kilz latex primer|
Step 4: Fig.4 shows this job is finished. The latex caulking was applied at all the wood seams and the white primer was applied until a nice thick coat of paint existed on the wood trim.
|Fig.3 Job done|
How to Repair a Double Mailbox:
- Part 1 of 16 - The Estimate
- Part 2 of 16 - Wood Set Up
- Part 3 of 16 - Mailbox Hole Dug
- Part 4 of 16 - Priming Post and Old Wood Trim
- Part 5 of 16 - Mailbox Rails Painted
- Part 6 of 16 - Beveling Post Ends
- Part 7 of 16 - Holes Template
- Part 8 of 16 - Priming Posts
- Part 9 of 16 - Washer Preparation
- Part 10 of 16 - Carriage Bolts
- Part 11 of 16 - Post Installation
- Part 12 of 16 - Mailbox Installation
- Part 13 of 16 - Mailbox Trim New Installation
- Part 14 of 16 - Mailbox Trim Painted
- Part 15 of 16 - Mailbox Bottom Address Trim Rebuilt
- Part 16 of 16 - Mailbox Post And Trim Painted
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