My garage door has been red for ages but all the neighbours' are white.
It is starting to show its age, and needs repainting; perhaps now is the
time to change the colour and blend in.
What paint should I use to cover the red - are there any special
tricks I should be aware of? It is an up-and-over type.
Use paint made for the material your door is made of. IMO it's worth
paying extra for a professional-grade brand of paint, and following the
I did that job 12 years ago, covering sky blue on an elderly metal up-
and-over garage door using a white gloss paint for outdoor metal work.
The paint job outlasted the door, which fell off its mechanism last year
and had to be replaced.
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