|4-inch mini roller cover|
Supplies and Tools:
Paint brush 1-inch
Paint frame and roller cover-small
Paint paper with paint tape
Sponge and water
Stucco painter's tape
Mrs. Wrighthood needed a second mortgage on her home business. She had to qualify for the loan and had been told from her real estate agent that her front door needed a repaint. She called my service company for an emergency repair. This post shows the progression of painting the metal security door, the wood front door on both sides, the metal door frame, and installing the door hardware.
This post shows the seven steps to paint the wood trim around the metal door.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows that cleaning the 4-inch wood trim around the door is the first step of this process. Remove the dirt by using a water hose and sponge. Be careful using soap because the soap may interfere with the paint adhesion. The goal is to get the wood as clean as possible to repaint the wood trim.
|Fig.1 Front door wood trim|
Step 2: Dry the wood trim with a clean towel.
Step 3: Fig.2 shows the application of stucco tape around the edges of the door. There was a rock facade around it. The next post will address removing the door handle from the security door.
|Fig.2 Stucco tape closeup|
Step 4: Fig.3 and fig.4 shows the painter's paper and tape placed around the edges of the wood trim.
|Fig.3 Painter paper|
|Fig.4 Closeup of |
Step 5: The wood trim was painted using a 4-inch mini-roller with exterior paint. Two coats were applied to give the wood a nice clean look. A 1-inch paint brush was used on the edges of the wood trim, being careful not to paint the rock facade.
Step 6: Fig.5 shows the wood trim has a clean new look. The wood trim around the security door has a nice white exterior coat. Only the painter's tape needs to be removed.
|Fig.5 Wood trim new look|
Step 7: Fig.6 and fig.7 shows another view that the wood trim has been painted.
|Fig.6 Trim painted|
|Fig.7 shows a cleaner |
look at the wood trim
How to Paint a Security Door:
- Part 1 of 5 - Painting The Wood Trim
- Part 2 of 5 - Front Door Handle Removal
- Part 3 of 5 - Front Metal Door Spray Painted
- Part 4 of 5 - Wood Door Painted
- Part 5 of 5 - Bronze Security Plate Painted Silver
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