Asked on Oct 6, 2017

What's the best way to repaint the metal on porch lights ?

DeaneRobyn GarnerLinda


How do you prepare the surface so paint will last? The metal part is rounded. Help!!

5 answers
  • Janet Pizaro
    on Oct 6, 2017

    you will have to take the lights dow,clean spray paint with Rustoleum 2X for metal,apply a clear sealer for outdoor use and metal
  • William
    on Oct 6, 2017

    Lightly sand to remove any gloss and roughen the surface for paint. Use a metal spray paint. Several light coats will give you a smooth finish.
  • Linda
    on Oct 6, 2017

    they have a metal spray paint for this. Just clean surface. I used on my mail box. I think it was rust
  • Robyn Garner
    on Oct 6, 2017

    If you can take them down, the easiest is to spray them with Rustoleum. Proper prep is to sand down all loose material. Clean well with Dawn dish soap to remove any grease.
  • Deane
    on Oct 7, 2017

    Thank you!!
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