Hi, the front steps to my house are in a damp area, Ive had to replace some
wood but theyre in pretty good shape now. Last year I noticed rust spots w
here the nails are. So I ground the rust off the nail heads, puttied in som
e of the holes, primed with rustoleum then painted. This year the rust stai
ns show through the putty and paint again. I tied to pull out the rusty nai
ls but no luck, SO instead i completely ground them down deep into the wood
. Is there any product can i put in there so the the rust stains don't perm
eate through the putty and paint again?
SO instead i completely ground them down deep into the wood. Is there any
product can i put in there so the the rust stains don't permeate through the
putty and paint again?
Deep into the wood? Is the wood something
other than PT? In that case you might try
bondo to fill the holes. another option would
be to switch to oil paint. Benj Moore has a
product called DTM. (Direct to Metal.) It's
fine on wood. They just call it DTM because
the EPA is discouraging oil paint on wood.
Sherwin Williams also has an exterior oil paint.
both products are available only in quarts.
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