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Painting external scaffolding

Post by london77 » Tue May 01, 2018 7:03 am

Hi

Been going round in circles...

I need to paint some external scaffolding (garden pergola of sorts) ~ 18m2 in total.

Prime / not bother / what paint?

I'm trying to avoid spending a fortune but am after a subtle not gloss finish, something like https://www.dulux.co.uk/en/products/wea ... or=1187843 2.5l should give me 2 coats.

But does it need priming? :dunno: Dulux decorating centre tried to sell me internal eggshell and said not to bother priming which says an awful lot about their advice...
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Re: Painting external scaffolding

Post by Dave54 » Tue May 01, 2018 10:42 am

If you look on the page you linked to, under the "tips and advice" tab, it says that metal should be primed, and what to use.
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Re: Painting external scaffolding

Post by jmt » Tue May 01, 2018 10:55 am

Johnstones smooth metal
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