Wrought iron garden bench require reconditioning more often than indoor furniture due to exposure to all types of weather. Wrought iron benches come in many sizes and styles, ranging from clean lines to intricate scrollwork. Choose a color removal process based on personal preferences.
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Wash wrought iron garden bench with warm water to remove dirt, dust and debris. Remove old paint from the bench using a chemical paint remover, hand sanding, steel brushing or sandblasting with a light sandblaster. Apply chemical paint remover to wrought iron bench according to package instructions, allow chemicals to break color, bubble and scrape off with a metal scraper. Use medium sandpaper to grind off old paint and then sand with a fine abrasive paper to smooth out the surface. Brush the surfaces of the wrought iron bench with a steel brush heavily to remove paint and rust.
Rent a light sandblaster and blast off old paint. Wash wrought iron bench with soap and water to remove dust or chemical residue, rinse well and dry completely. Paint two layers of alkyd rust inhibitor primer to wrought iron garden bench with a foam pad, allowing each layer to dry completely between, usually two to four hours. Paint two layers of alkyd varnish with a foam brush. Allow each layer to dry for four to six hours between applications.
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