Using a Paint Sprayer on Outdoor Furniture5:30:00 AM
Painting outdoor metal furniture can be a real pain...
Just ask me because I've painted these pieces a few times already.
The last time I used a brush and painted them a beautiful light blue color. It took me forever to get around all those curves, both tops bottoms and inside the lacey design.
I loved the color but I should have painted them white right from the beginning and now I know... I am all about the white!
Then there was the time before that it was a light green with a wooden top... gorgeous but don't ask!
So when Homeright provided me with a new paint sprayer I decided that this outdoor furniture was the absolute perfect thing to try it on.
After all... I'm a painter and this is what I do so let me try every option.
I read the directions, laid out a drop cloth, filled up the container with paint and got busy painting.
I used Fusion Mineral Paint in the paint sprayer. Fusion is great for outdoor painting because it is self sealing... yes, no waxing involved!
At first I added a little water to the paint but soon realized that the paint had such a smooth texture that it worked right out of the jar into the sprayer.
It couldn't have been easier!
I was literally finished painting these 3 pieces in 15 minutes.... tops and bottoms.
It honestly took me longer to clean the sprayer when I was finished than it did to paint the furniture but it was well worth it.
Now that I know how to clean the machine it will only take minutes next time.
There was not a lot of over spray but I do have my eye on the Homeright spray shelter next!
I'm seeing a LOT of spray painting in my future!
The furniture was replaced on my deck in a couple of hours and I sure wish I had the sprayer the first few times I painted it.
And seriously, white was the right color!
Here is where you can get your hands on the HomeRight Paint Sprayer... (affiliate link)
Please share on Facebook or Pinterest by clicking
the boxes below or leave a nice comment at the bottom of this page.
Want to receive Homeroad’s latest post in your inbox?
Please sign up for email in the sidebar above.
Click to follow Homeroad…
*Homeright provided me with the paint sprayer and all opinions are my own.