From drainpipes and railings, to cast iron gutters – taking care of metal work is vital to ensuring the overall look and quality of your building and surrounding exterior space.

Frequently asked questions

In short, yes! You can used Sandtex paints on metal materials.

Gloss or satin paints are much more durable when it comes to painting metal, despite the fact they take longer to dry.

Sandtex has a multitude of one coat paints which can be used on both wood and metal, in an array of colours.

To prepare the metal properly prior to painting, use mineral spirits to remove any grease and apply a rust-inhibitive primer to maximise paint application and durability.

If metal is already painted, you'll need to use a layer of primer first before applying fresh paint, this ensures the fresh paint will bond to the surface.

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