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    What is the best type of garage door paint?

    Painters & Decorators

    Looking to paint my garage door to match my new mint green door. What is the best type of paint to use? How do I even go about painting a garage door? Any tips welcome.

    Asked by Tushar on 8th Apr 2020
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    "No need to buy 'garage door paint' just tub down. Any rust or loose paint and use primer undercoat. Then paint one or 2 coats of quality oil based gloss, Brian"

    Answered on 10th Apr 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    T@P decorating

    "Hammerite is excellent for garage doors but always use a primer and a good rubbing down"

    Answered on 19th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    Imperial Refurbishment Limited

    "If the garage door is metal best to use Exterior Dulux trade metal shield Satin (primer and under before)
    For wooden doors Exterior High Gloss or Satin."

    Answered on 8th Apr 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report

    The best paint for garage door is Hammerite brand..
    Find at Google many coulors.
    Thank you

    Answered on 8th Apr 2020 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    J M Pristine Decorators

    "Depending on the substrate of the garage door, if it is a metal door that hasnt been painted before, You’d need to use T wash, if you dont use that first the acid from the metal will Burn the paint and peel, then just use a metal primer undercoat and then Top coat, If they've been painted before just scrape peeling paint sand and paint, or if you want the door to look brand new it will take some work and would need a heat gun and scrape all the paint off back to bare metal,

    If it is a plastic garage and all it needs is a coat of paint, then go for bedec multi surface paint."

    Answered on 8th Apr 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Au Faix

    "Hammerite all day long . If you prep and prime correct then the finish is fantastic"

    Answered on 6th May 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
    Cornerways Painting and Decorating

    "Hammerite have a range of metal paints specifically designed for garage doors. They have even called it 'garage door' paint.

    A good oil based gloss paint is very suitable and more colours can be made available. I would always recommend a good primer to ensure your finish is of a high quality."

    Answered on 10th May 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report

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