Here is the brassy gold knobs my daughter was NOT a fan of, lets make them pretty.
Goodbye Brassy Gold Doorknobs
Do you have door knobs you don not like the color of? Let me show you how we updated an entire floor of door knobs in our new condo to a new oil rubbed bronze from a brassy gold shine
We also did light fixtures, door stops, heat vents, towel bars etc, see more detailed tutorials
The secret of any paint job is in the cleaning set. Remove all the door knobs and hardware and clean thoroughly. Use TSP if you must to get them squeaky clean. Let them dry well.
In a well ventilated space with cardboard and paper for protection. Rustoleum oil rubbed bronze metallic spray paint was applied in MANY light layers turning as needed once that coat was dry.
I am also doing the bathroom vanity light bar (see another post for it on its own)
Once every side has been given many light coats, allow them to dry well. Paint takes 30 days to cure so light use is recommended. Of course they will scratch if a ring or other sharp or metal surface is rubbed over them. To prevent this spray a a few light coats of clear polycrylic spray over the painted surfaces.
But for everyday use they are now updated to this beautiful dark color, just what my daughter hoped they would be.
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