Asked by: Aizhen Mosquero
asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th January, 2020

Can you use chalk paint on metal doors?

So if you are chalk painting on a metal desk or on metal outdoor furniture I would water down the paint. The ratio will be 1 cup of chalk paint to a 1/4 cup of water. You will apply it just the same as you would if you didn't water down the paint.

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Correspondingly, can you use chalk paint on an exterior door?

Chalk paint would require little or no prep work but if the door is exposed to weather, chalk paint will not hold up. If your door is under a covered porch i would think you could use chalk paint; however, after the wax i would put a couple of coats of hand rubbed polyurethane.

how long does chalk paint last outside? You must also keep it inside for 3-4 days for it to dry out thoroughly before exposing it to the elements. One of the few exceptions is that we don't recommend using the paint with outside furniture made of a hardwood like Teak or Iroco.

Similarly, you may ask, can you use rustoleum chalk paint on metal?

Both the Annie Sloan chalk paint and the Rust-Oleum version allow for minimal prep work. No sanding is required, no primer needed. You just grab your piece of furniture and start painting. Both can be applied to a variety of surfaces, such as wood, glass, metal, ceramic, and even plastic.

Does chalk paint hold up outside?

Chalk Paint® is a decorative furniture paint developed by Annie Sloan over 25 years ago. It very rarely requires any preparation, such as sanding or priming, and can be used indoors or outside, on just about any surface.

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