It is possible to paint stainless steel. There are some products that are specifically designed to paint stainless steel, such as Thomas Liquid Stainless Steel paint. Spray paints like Krylon and Rust-Oleum also produce satisfactory results on smaller stainless steel items, such as cabinet hardware.
The smooth finish of stainless steel makes it difficult for paint to bond properly. The painting process begins with sanding or scuffing the surface so that the paint bonds to the surface. The stainless steel is cleaned with a degreaser and a steel cleaner. The surface is coated with a coat of primer rated for use with stainless steel, and then the primer is allowed to dry. The paint is applied over the primer following the manufacturer's instructions about the method of application, such as foam brush, paint roller or sprayer, the recommended number of coats and the amount of time it requires to set.Learn More
Interior latex paint can last for many years if it has been stored under proper conditions, according to DecorColor.com. It will remain usable as long as the metal can has been properly sealed, kept dry, and stored in moderate temperatures.Full Answer >
A Leaf Relief gutter cover works by attaching to a gutter already in place, allowing water to flow into the gutter system and preventing leaves from entering your gutters. The product is backed by a 25-year warranty, as of November 2014.Full Answer >
Spray painting is easy. Simply clean, sand and prime the surface as necessary before evenly coating it with paint. Use a sweeping motion while spraying, moving left to right or up and down to give the surface an even, smooth coat of paint.Full Answer >
Distressing furniture adds wear marks to the piece and gives it an older look. While it is possible to distress furniture using the finish alone, more interesting results occur if you physically distress the wood before painting. This process is likely to take an afternoon.Full Answer >