before painting your house's interior or exterior, it's important to deal with existing paint problems.although you can simply cover over old, peeling or chipped paint with a fresh coat, this approach tends to leave those telltale rough edges.
concrete surface peeling. problem: if a thin layer of the surface of the concrete slab is peeling, it can be a result of two common installation errors. 1) when the concrete sets faster than the finisher can complete his job additional water is added to the surface to extend the working tim e.
choose wisely and your plastic frame will last. there’s no need to replace the existing frame when you can make it look like new with a fresh coat of paint, according to home guides. prepare your plastic trim. before you actually begin painting, you will need to prepare the surface of the plastic frame on your entry door.
i purchased a beautiful oval rose pattern stained glass door several years ago. the "stained glass" is actually pealing off!!! related: pella - 2 months to get my door i really loved the door and it added so much beautiful curb appeal to our home,but this is so disappointing, not only for looks, but the door was very expensive.
i am looking to paint my front door with faux stained glass in the center. i know the door is steel and i am not worried about painting the actual door (thanks to your tips). i am looking to paint the faux lead around the glass (it’s an ugly gold). i’d like to make it oil rubbed bronze.
fiberglass doors are attractive. even better, they require less maintenance and have fewer problems than steel or wood doors. however, they do need staining or painting every three to five years. if your fiberglass door's stain coat is flaking, chipping, or peeling off unevenly, you'll have to remove the layer before applying a fresh stain coat.
thank you for your tutorial, bre. my door has been bothering me for years, when the house was new the front door was in direct central virginia sunlight every day (now it’s shaded by trees, yay!), and within three years it looked pretty bad. it’s been nine years now and finally i decided to do something about it.
to get a smooth working surface, scrape off any peeling pieces and sand down the old paint until the surface of the door feels even all over. start with a medium 120-grit piece of sandpaper, and then work your way up to 220 grit. if the door still feels rough to the touch, finish with a fine-grade 320-grit paper.
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before you paint a door frame, remove the door from its hinges and sand down the frame using a high grade sandpaper. then, use a paintbrush to paint the frame with a latex-based paint, which will make the frame stand out against the walls. begin painting in the upper inside corner of the frame and work downwards in long strokes.
i have a beautiful wooden door that gets evening sun on the bottom 3rd of the door. i have redone it twice in the last 15 years. it is very easy to do. sand your door first and then brush or wipe on a wood conditioner, this helps condition the dry wood and makes the stain go on more evenly.
a gloss or semi-gloss finish is best for exterior surfaces. semi-gloss or “eggshell” finish is best for interior door sides. choose an acrylic clear sealer to cover the paint after it dries to prolong the life of the paint and make it easier to clean. for an average-sized door, you will need 1 quart of each kind of paint and sealer.
step 7 — refinish door frame. while you shouldn’t remove the frames from your home, the door’s frame should be treated the same as the doors. they need to be stripped, sanded, and stained. again, remember to tape up all the fiberglass to avoid damage.
door painting tips before painting a door, here are a few tips to help the task go smoothly: the easiest way to paint a door is while it is in its frame on its hinges. if you remove the door from the frame, the frame may shift and the door may not fit or function properly when replaced.
i have a rear entry door that has two problems: the bottom of the door seems to be rotting from exposure to the elements and the metal plate at the bottom of the door frame had to be pounded down with a hammer so the door would close. the two problems are clearly related. do i need to replace the whole door frame and door?
we bought our house 2 years ago, it was built in the early nineties. i think the previous owner re-painted all of the doors a "whiter" glossy paint. the paint just flakes off with the scrap of a finger nail! i tried sanding but it is difficult removing from all of the grooves. what can i do? if i repaint will it continue to flake?
refinishing a door with peeling varnish or a dull finish. if the finish on your door is beginning to lose its luster and peel away, don’t fear. you don’t need to spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars replacing it. refinishing your front door will freshen it up and make it look so much more inviting.
some of these problems are excessive peeling of the paint on the door or frame and difficulty to hide brush strokes on a smooth surface. most problems with painting a metal door are preventable and stem from lack of knowledge about the factory primer and the proper steps involved when painting a steel door.
the molded area of the frame and the groove were also finished the same way. after assembly and fitting the rest of the frame was finished the same way, clear finish. i made every attempt at keeping the panels free to float, not wanting to risk a cracked panel. the back of the panels and door grooves were paste waxed before assembly.
the jamb is the interior sides of a door frame where a door is secured. the other parts of the door frame are the head, sill, door stop and weather stripping (on exterior doors.) painting door trim can be an easy project as long as the prep work is properly done. this guide reviews how to paint a door frame as well as how to paint a door jamb.
painting stained wood requires more preparation than painting wood, but when you devote some energy to readying the surfaces of your doors and windows, paint can adhere to stained wood without .
for a door made of pine, white fir, or another wood species that doesn’t bleed (i.e, gives off tinted compounds in wood called tannins), go with a water-based exterior paint (such as behr .
however, a "sandwich" constructed steel garage door with two 27-gauge steel skins and a bonded insulating core will be stronger than a "steel frame" door with a single layer of 24-gauge steel. with non-insulated garage doors you may be able to push out the dings from the inside of the doors.
metal doors, just like cars or metal roofing panels, are typically painted to prevent rusting and to add color. over time, however, weather and general wear and tear can cause the paint to start to peel or chip off. repair chipped or peeling paint on a metal door promptly to prevent rust from occurring and to maintain the look of the door.
once sanded, stained wood trim accepts new layers of paint easily. but over time, the stain can seep through the paint. the discoloration is most pronounced if you are using white paint or a very light-colored paint. fortunately, some additional wood preparation can prevent stain bleeding.