Problem Solver - Aluminium
Aluminium is a relatively soft, durable, lightweight, ductile and malleable metal with appearance ranging from silvery to dull gray, depending on the surface roughness
Stage 1 - Preparation
Wash surface down with detergent or sugar soap
If any mould or mildew is apparent, treat with a suitable fungicidal solution, rinse again with clean water and allow to dry.
Degrease overall with methylated spirit frequently changing the cloth
If surface requires filling (where the metal is pitted), apply to a two-part filler suitable for metal surfaces.
Sand the surface using a fine wet and dry paper.
Stage 2 - Basecoat
Apply a suitable metal primer
Stage 3 - Topcoat
Apply your choice of topcoat to manufacturers recommendations and allow to dry – 2 coats.