Restore Metal Before Painting

Get rid of the rust before you paint.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Angle grinder
  • Corded drill
  • Wire brush

You will also need a Wire wheel.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Rust-inhibitive primer

Rust-Oleum Rust Reformer may be needed for badly rusted areas that can't be abraded.