Rustic garage doors – First, sand any rusty spots lightly with sandpaper to remove rust on the surface of the garage door. Second, pour the powdered detergent on the sponge and scrub the door again to remove any grease and dirt. Rinse the door with the hose and let it dry. Third, place a drop cloth on the ground in front of the garage door. Place the tape around the door handles and over all the weather strips that surround the door.
Prime metal rustic garage doors with a primer for latex paint. Coat the entire door. If you have a roll-up garage door, do not apply the primer into the spaces between the rectangle sections of the door or they will keep. Let the primer dry for at least 24 hours. Fifth, dip the brush in the outer, flat latex paint and press it on the side of the can so it does not drip. If you paint a roll-up garage door using the brush to cut 1 to 2 inch lines around the perimeter of each square sheet of metal that makes up the door.
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If the rustic garage doors are not a roll-up door, cut 1 to 2 inch line paint around the perimeter of the whole rustic garage door. Hold the brush at an angle and grind in a straight line to cut with it. Last, dip rolls in the outer, flat latex paint and coats it evenly with paint. Roll the paint on the door. If you work with a roll-up door, paint each square section of the door one by one level to avoid getting paint into cracks between the sections. If the garage door is not a roll-up metal door, paint it vertically in 3-foot squares until it is coated completely.