Rusting Metal Louvers


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Old 04-24-18, 08:12 AM
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Rusting Metal Louvers

We are about to paint the exterior of our house and I was wondering if there is anything that I can spray on a metal louver to stop or slow down the rusting. I'm just trying to preserve the new paint coating for as long as possible from the rust marks. Thanks
 
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Old 04-24-18, 08:17 AM
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Sand it the best you can and then apply a rust inhibitive oil base primer. Most any exterior oil base paint will suffice for the top coat.
 
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Old 04-24-18, 08:41 AM
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Sandblasting and painting with an automotive epoxy primer is easy to do or have done locally and will last a very long time.

Next step up would be sandblast and powder coat, that would be the last time you ever have to touch it!
 
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Another option is to remove the steel louver panel and replace is with an aluminum or vinyl one.
 
 

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