How To Repair Antique Wrought Iron Patio Furniture

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Antique wrought iron patio furniture – In view of the cost of replacing throwing out furniture, it is wise to repair it. Do it yourself with a little effort and time at minimal cost. Because you breathe new life into your furniture, this is a good opportunity to consider making changes to the finish. Does the original black still take the breath, or would you prefer a rich wicker patina or other color? Your wrought iron outdoor furniture, repaired and maintained, should last a lifetime.

Instructions

Add 1/4 cup liquid detergent to a bucket of warm water, and scrub wrought iron furniture with a brush to remove dirt and debris. Rinse by spraying with a hose, remove any soap residue. Wipe antique wrought iron patio furniture with a towel or a hairdryer; allow drying in a well-ventilated area, preferably in the sunshine. Sand, if necessary, to remove rust or chipping paint. Sand all the way through praised to remove it completely.

Paint the area with a green rust remover that turns into a black powder, if rust is present. Brush away the black residue to remove the last traces of rust. Take your wrought iron play to professional welders for repair before proceeding if there are broken or weak sections. Apply a rust-proof primer to all surfaces, and allow drying thoroughly. Apply two thin, even layers of rust resistant paint, according to the manufacturer’s instructions on the can, to cover repairs and lighten your furniture. Leave your antique wrought iron patio furniture dry, undisturbed, in a protected area for 24 hours before use.

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