How to refresh your metal fence or gate

What you will need:

  • Wire brush
  • Power sander
  • Flat sanding finger
  • Oval sanding finger
  • Sanding sheets (40 and 60 grit)
  • Anti-corrosive paint
  • Finishing paint of your choice


  1. Clean and remove rust from metal surface using a wire brush and/or power sander.
  2. Sand down old paint using a power sander.
  3. When sanding use the flat sanding finger for corners and an oval sanding finger for circular areas.
  4. Once old paint and rust has been removed clean off dust for a smooth surface.
  5. Coat the metal surface with an anti-corrosive paint.
  6. Leave to dry.  Once dry apply a finishing coat with suitable paint of choice.

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