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Painting white radiators.

I have to paint some white radiators. Got attached info from Dulux website. Now issue is how do I find similar paint here in Zurich? An tips or brands I should look for?


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How do I paint radiators?
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Before painting a radiator it is important to turn it off and allow it to cool down. Rub the surface down with 'wet and dry' abrasive paper and warm water with a little detergent added. Rinse, clean and dry. Any bare areas should be primed with Dulux Metal Primer. This will provide protection from rust and provide excellent adhesion for subsequent coats. You can then paint the radiator with solvent-based paints like Dulux Satinwood or Dulux Non-Drip Gloss. These paints all come in a wide range of colours allowing you to paint the radiator in a matching colour to the walls therefore helping to disguise it.
Once painted you should allow the paint to fully dry before turning the radiator on again. When you do so for the first time you may experience a paint smell - this is normal and will quickly disappear.
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Re: Painting white radiators.

Coop Bau and Hobby. And Hornbach. Both have a paint designed for radiators. Can't remember the name, look for the one with a picture of a radiator on the label. ( )
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Re: Painting white radiators.

Thanks melon.
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