20 June 2013

All Gus'ed Up: How To Paint Wrought Iron

Do you have some wrought iron furniture that has seen better days? Well, Gus is back to show you how to make it look good-as-new!

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We have a wrought iron bistro set that sits on our front porch. It's about 7 years old, and even though it's pretty sheltered from the weather, it needed a little sprucing up spruce up sprucing facelift.

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First, he used a wire brush to remove any rust and loose paint. Then he washed it down and let it dry. Once it was dry, he painted it with Rustoleum Hammered Finish spray paint in black . That's it. So simple, so easy - and yet it makes a such big difference!

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Check out the before & afters!

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It looks just like it did when we bought it - all for around $7!

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See that cushion? I recovered it myself - so be on the lookout for an upcoming tutorial!

Have you given your outdoor furniture a facelift this year? What did you do?

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