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painting black steam pipe in basement

Posted by jejvtr (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 4, 06 at 11:49

We are finishing 1/2 basement 15x20 and several runs of black steam pipe (active) which will not be boxed in. white 2x2 tile ceiling

Paint guy rec
steel brush to prep and use a oil based primer only on the pipes - no further paint.

Anyone? is this correct or something else?
\ Here's a pic of one running opposite of the header

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RE: painting black steam pipe in basement

There's industrial paint made specifically for pipes that get hot. Check with a paint store.

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