Painting a Metal Shower

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Old 10-24-07, 12:39 PM
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Painting a Metal Shower

I have tried stripping the existing paint using primer and outdoor paint but after a month it starts peeling. I really don't want to remove the show and would like to make it look better. Any ideas of what I can do to make it look like new.?
 
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Old 10-24-07, 12:59 PM
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First you need to strip off all the peeling paint. New paint will need a well bonded surface to adhere to.

It's been a long time since I've painted a metal shower and I don't remember what was recomended to use - possibly an epoxy. Go to a real paint store and tell them what you need to paint and they will tell you which coatings to use.
 
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Hmmmm... you may want to call a tub/shower re-finisher, and they might be able to do a better job.

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A metal shower?
Stainless Steel?
You won't get anything to stick to that
Not DIY-type anyway

Some modern modified epoxies I know would do it
But you'll have to call a pro for that
 
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I went to a paint store and they suggested a two part epoxy. Since I've never done this before is this a pain? Or something that could be done in a weekend with no problems.?
 
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Most epoxies are 2 part. Once the 2 parts are mixed you have a limitted time to use the coating - often 3 hrs. Some epoxies have to set once mixed for 30 minutes before you can use it. Basically it applies like any other paint but it is extra stinky
 
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Metal shower?? Are you talking about the glass door? Sliding doors? The walls?
 
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