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    • JAK57
    • By JAK57 20th Mar 17, 9:44 AM
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    Painting a metal garage door
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    • 20th Mar 17, 9:44 AM
    Painting a metal garage door 20th Mar 17 at 9:44 AM
    We have an up and over metal garage door. The white paint is starting to flake so I need to rub it down and repaint. What type of paint do I need and is an undercoat advisable. we are going to paint it the same colour. Any advise will appreciated.
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    • firefox1956
    • By firefox1956 20th Mar 17, 11:18 AM
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    You need to consider what the door is made of before you choose what to paint & prepare it with.
    Many early ( Henderson ?? ) up & over doors were galvanised metal.
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    • Aylesbury Duck
    • By Aylesbury Duck 20th Mar 17, 11:19 AM
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    All I have done with mine is to thoroughly rub down, wash and dry the door, then apply exterior gloss paint. It lasts for a number of years.
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    • By imho 20th Mar 17, 2:50 PM
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    All I have done with mine is to thoroughly rub down, wash and dry the door, then apply exterior gloss paint. It lasts for a number of years.
    Originally posted by Aylesbury Duck

    That's what we do as well.
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