sand off any rust before painting the front metal door with rust

janesylviaAugust 3, 2014

Do I need to sand off any rust before painting the front metal door with rustoleum stop rust paint spray? Can I use coca cola or white vinegar to remove the rust instead of sand paper?

Thank you very much.

Here is a link that might be useful: Rustoleum Stop Rust satin paint spray

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geoffrey_b

You need to use a stiff wire brush to get off all the loose rust. Also the surface needs to be clean and dry - so wipe it down after you wire brush.

I would first use something like Rustoleum Rust Reformer. It converts the iron oxide (rust) so it won't continue to rust under the top coat.

Then spray with the Rustoleum of your choice.

    Bookmark   August 4, 2014 at 1:59PM
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janesylvia

Geoffrey, thank you very much for your suggestion, which is very helpful.

    Bookmark   August 5, 2014 at 12:13PM
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