Problem Solver - Steel

Problem

Steel or also known as a ferrous metals are those which contain iron and are more susceptible to moisture if not not correctly treated


Stages

Stage 1 - Preparation

Wash surface down with detergent or sugar soap

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If any mould or mildew is apparent, treat with a suitable fungicidal solution, rinse again with clean water and allow to dry.

Brewers recommends:
  • Albany Fungicidal Wash 1L
    - A 1 litre concentrated multi surface treatment to prevent the growth of surface mould on timber and masonry

If surface requires filling (where the metal is pitted), apply to a two-part filler suitable for metal surfaces.

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Sand the surface using a fine wet and dry paper.

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Stage 2 - Basecoat

Once the surface is clean and all loose material has been removed, treat with a suitable primer and allow to dry.

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Apply a suitable undercoat

Brewers recommends:
  • Albany Undercoat White 1L
    - Excellent covering power, finish for interior and exterior use on wood and metal. Perfect for new work and redecoration.

Stage 3 - Topcoat

Apply an appropriate topcoat and allow to dry, followed by a 2nd coat to finish.

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