How do I makeover my refrigerator?

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This frig was given to me in perfect condition. I let someone use it and this is what happened. They didnt have any answers for it so I am clueless as to what happened! What can I do to restore it. It works perfectly, but has tons of rust on the outside.

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  • Denise Denise on Aug 26, 2018

    Looks like it was left outside! You can sand the rust off and then you can actually buy appliance paint, which is especially made for refrigerators, washers, etc. I once used it on an old almond color freezer, and made it look like new.

  • Dee Dee on Aug 26, 2018

    First remove the rust. Rustoleum makes an awesome rust remover. Then prime it with Auto primer, then paint with Rustoleum appliance paint. Good luck. It can be tedious but time consuming but worth it in the end.

  • Vickie Soto Vickie Soto on Aug 26, 2018

    Thank you Dee!

    I so appreciate your taking your time to help me!

  • Caseyem11 Caseyem11 on Aug 27, 2018

    you May want to explore appliance decals. They come in many designs.

  • Bgott Bgott on Aug 27, 2018

    I have cleaned the surface really well and applied contact paper from Dollar Tree! Cheap and really cute.

  • Vickie Soto Vickie Soto on Aug 27, 2018

    I'll look into that. Thanks!

  • Gail Gail on Dec 18, 2018

    Look on Amazon for longer rolls of contact vinyl paper to be able to cover sides & top all in a single piece of wrapping with a more professional look without splicing cut pieces together. Also, fewer splices or pieces means longer durability without risk of edges or corners curling up or peeling back. I find Amazon a great source for this product at usually quite reasonable prices. Hope this tip helps.

  • Vickie Soto Vickie Soto on Dec 18, 2018

    Curling or peeling would be frustrating. That was my concern. That's a great tip! Thank you Gail!