Painting tiles - enamel paint?

Could I use radiator enamel spray paint on tiles? It's only a small area.

Asked by Cara on 18th May 2020
Expert Trade Answers
"You could.
However, painting tiles always looks awful in my opinion."
Answered on 19th May 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
"I would definitely, as long as the area isn’t on the floor or going to be hard wearing. Should be fine"
Answered on 18th May 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
"Yes you can but insure you wipe way any greasy area"
Answered on 18th May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
"Before you paint the tiles, Degrease them, plus get some fine sandpaper, sand them lightly so you have a key for the first coat of paint to grip onto"
Answered on 18th May 2020 - Member since Nov 2019 - report
"You can but not the best option. Results are dreadful tiles are so cheap these days it wouldn’t cost so much to re-tile it"
Answered on 19th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
"Good question.

Yes it is possible. Prepare the areas well"
Answered on 26th May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
"You can get tile paint this will save any worry’s get the correct materials for the correct job"
Answered on 25th Nov 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
"No not a good idea,
Paint tiles with undercoat the use tile paint
or gloss"
Answered on 3rd Aug 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
"Can I use enamel paint on tiles?
Paint grouted area. Use a medium paintbrush to apply paint to the grouted areas first. Paint tile surface. Continue to paint over the tiles, only this time with a foam paint roller."
Answered on 14th Jul 2022 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
"You can use commercial tile or ceramic paint, oil-based paint, coloured epoxy, enamel, or latex paint to paint bathroom or kitchen tiles. Water-based paints such as acrylic, watercolours, and spray paint will not work."
Answered on 20th Jan 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
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