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    Do I need a special Radiator paint

    Painters & Decorators

    I have painted my kitchen using Dulux kitchen emulsion and need to paint the radiator the same colour. Do I need to buy a special paint as we rarely have the radiator on a high setting?

    Asked by Maggie on 13th Oct 2020
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    D and S Builders

    "Yes there is all radiator paints stocked at b and q otherwise paint will peel"

    Answered on 13th Oct 2020 - Member since Aug 2015 - report
    Pawfect Interiors

    "Yes, some lower cost paints could chip and peel over time, but most good quality emulsion paints can be used to paint your radiators. You just need to be sure you cover it over with a clear radiator overcoat after you've applied the emulsion."

    Answered on 13th Oct 2020 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    Paint Pot

    "I always use standard metal paint, either silk or satin but never gloss as it yellows and peels over time. Dulux wood and metal paint is great for radiators, ive never had a problem with it."

    Answered on 13th Oct 2020 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    Laurentiu Podaru

    "Yes you have to buy a special paint suitable for high temperature. You can find it in shops.This paint resist at high temperature and is special made for radiators."

    Answered on 13th Oct 2020 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    Handymancare

    "Use paint formulated for metal surfaces,if your radiator is non-functioning. A working radiator should be covered with paint that can withstand high temperatures, such as Premium Décor® high-heat aerosol enamel or non-aerosol oil-based, high-heat enamel."

    Answered on 17th Oct 2020 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    CSA Works ltd

    "Hi
    Hammerite REG500 500ml Radiator Paint – Gloss White. ...
    Hammerite 5084917 500ml Radiator Paint – Satin White. ...
    Rustins RADS250 250ml Quick Dry Radiator Paint Satin. ...
    Dulux Quick Dry Gloss Paint For Wood And Metal – Pure Brilliant White. ...
    Hammerite 400ml Radiator Enamel Aerosol – Satin White."

    Answered on 13th Oct 2020 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    JW Decor

    "Yeah u will have to use A oil based paint
    You can get a colour match for it
    And if u can get a Radiator paint matching the colour that’s even better
    But yeah you can get a gloss or eggshell to match"

    Answered on 13th Oct 2020 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    COLORDEC

    "You could undercoat and gloss it, but really enamel paint is best"

    Answered on 13th Oct 2020 - Member since Jun 2017 - report
    Bizz services

    "Hi Maggie you will need to buy a quick dry radiator enamel paint...I think you can buy it from toolstation , screwfix or b&q"

    Answered on 13th Oct 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Happy House Interiors ltd

    "Yes you still require a heat resistant paint, go to any DIY
    shop and you will find radiator paint."

    Answered on 13th Oct 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report

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