Asked by: Heura Murgoitio
asked in category: General Last Updated: 4th April, 2020

Can you paint brass fireplace insert?

Answer: Painting the brass would be an easy solution. Use stove paint, which stands up to heat so well that it can be used even on the exterior of wood or gas stoves.

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Keeping this in view, what kind of paint do you use on brass?

Most of the paints available that are suitable for brass come in a spray form. However, any acrylic enamel paint should do the trick, regardless of whether it's a spray paint or a brush-on paint.

One may also ask, do you need heat resistant paint for a fireplace? Painting a fireplace requires specialist heat resistant paint to create a safe and long-lasting professional finish. Materials such as brick and stone will withstand heat but will still require a heat resistant paint system.

Secondly, can you paint a metal fireplace insert?

Apply a light coat of galvanized metal-etching primer to the metal fireplace, using a 3- to 4-inch latex paintbrush. Apply only a light coat. Do not over-apply as this may lead to runs and brushstrokes in the final finish. Allow the primer to dry and cure for four hours.

How do you clean a brass fireplace surround?

Dip half a lemon into ordinary table salt and rub directly onto the area that needs cleaning. Alternatively, mix lemon juice and salt into a paste and rub onto the area with a cloth. For both options, the area will need to be wiped over with a damp cloth followed by a clean dry cloth to buff the shine up.

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