|Fig.1 Rusted front door|
Supplies and Tools:
2 cans Rust-Oleum spray paint-white
1 can Rust-Oleum metal primer-white
Mrs. Wrighthood need a second mortgage on her home business. She had to qualify for the loan and had been told by her real estate agent that her front door needed a facelift. She called my service company for an emergency repair. This is 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 seventeen steps to paint the metal door on both sides.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows the metal door that needed to be painted white. In this figure, it's off white. This door was rusted on the inside and the outside.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows the bottom half of the security door is badly rusted too.
|Fig.2 Bottom half is bad too|
|Fig.3 Rusted inside door screen|
|Fig.4 Dirty top rail|
|Fig.5 Wipe metal rail|
|Fig.6 Spray paint|
|Fig.7 Rustoleum white paint|
|Fig.8 First coat|
|Fig.9 White metal door frame|
|Fig.10 Second coat white paint|
|Fig.11 bottom door painted|
|Fig.12 Door 2/3 painted|
|Fig.13 Metal |
|Fig.14 Inside metal frame finished|
|Fig.15 Door painted|
|Fig.16 Handle and |
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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