Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Our Expert Answers Your Questions

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QI HAVE galvanised metal garage doors and have tried all kinds of primer, undercoats and top coats, but each summer the paint just blisters and flakes off. Any suggestions as to what I can do would be welcome.

Peter Hodgson AGALVANISED metal garage doors have always been tough to paint thanks to the protective oily coat on the metal which prevents it rusting. Use a galvanised wash from a paint specialist to remove the protective layer and then rinse off the wash so the surface is clean. Then I would suggest Hammerite Direct to Galvanised Metal Paint simply because it's the best metal paint going.

QWHAT can I use to clean the outside of my radiators to bring them back to white without having to paint them? Pauline Garland ATHE only thing I can think off is sugar soap. …

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