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    Yellowing on radiators

    Painters & Decorators

    What to do about yellowing marks on radiators? What is the best way to remove it?

    Asked by lauren on 10th Mar 2021
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    Taff The Brush

    "Bleach and a scouring pad of some kind, then an old based gloss.
    This is what I have found to work best."

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    Jays Perfect Painting

    "I would use a neat bleach and a brillo pad that always works for me then repaint the radiator with a gloss white radiator paint"

    Answered on 10th Mar 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    CAT PAINTING AND DECORATING

    "Hi. use special paint for radiators or oil-based paint satin or gloss but oil-based.."

    Answered on 10th Mar 2021 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    dave painting and decorating and hanyman services

    "Try using sugar soap if not I would paint over it with gloss paint or you can buy radiator paint but they look much better with white gloss paint"

    Answered on 10th Mar 2021 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
    O’Brien decor

    "Need to take off old paint and then sand down and then under coat and see how it looks after that"

    Answered on 10th Mar 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    Reach N Shine Window Fascia Gutter Cleaning Handyman Professionals

    "Hi paint with radiator paint as this will prevent yellowing as its made for radiators"

    Answered on 18th Mar 2021 - Member since Aug 2016 - report
    Sunshine decorators

    "The yellowing is an effect of the radiator losing the enamel .best thing would be to recoat them with proper radiator enamel paint to rectify yellowing"

    Answered on 10th Mar 2021 - Member since Feb 2019 - report
    K P G Decorators

    "If yellowing then it probably got undercoated. Needs a heat resistant paint like radiator enamel or oil-based satinwood."

    Answered on 10th Mar 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    KDC Construction

    "You can buy paint designed specifically for this. Also make sure you clean dust and put an undercoat on it first"

    Answered on 11th Mar 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
    Lewis Decorators

    "There isn’t a quick fix. The colour changes due to the heat from the radiator then back to cold. You can buy radiator paint but my preference is to apply two oil-based undercoats then an oil-based topcoat once you have prepared the radiator for painting."

    Answered on 18th Mar 2021 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    SD Contractors

    "You would need to get a metal primer to prime the radiators then a coat of metal paint over the primer a minimum of 6 hours later make sure the radiator is free of any grease dust or dirt before priming."

    Answered on 16th Mar 2021 - Member since Oct 2020 - report

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