How to maintain iron

Many indeed are the materials that are used today both for construction and for furniture, but there are some that never go out of fashion and are always very current. One of these could be iron, very ductile material used especially for making real masterpieces of furniture. But also the iron, as for the rest of other materials, have the need to receive adequate maintenance. This is precisely the topic we’re going to be treated, or how to carry out its maintenance.

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Many are the accessories for furniture made ​​from this material, such as grates, gates, railings for balconies and much more. Those listed thus far are elements that live constantly outside of our homes and therefore more than others, positioned inside, require a more specific care. Being located just outside are constantly subject to atticchi of all atmospheric agents such as rain, the sun moisture, their main enemy is definitely rust. This in addition to affecting the aesthetics of the building, acts so as to injure sometimes in a very heavy even the structure itself, putting at risk the safety of people passing through on the right. However, you can delete it in an almost definitive, just follow certain rules.

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Before you see in detail the suggestions in this regard, it should be clarified that when an object is formed on the rust, and paint it just does not do anything with a simple coat of paint will go only to cover the same rust on a visual level, but deep down this continues to act undisturbed thus continuing his work of destruction. That is why it will be necessary to remove it in all its parts with the help of a sharp iron or with the help of a rotary brush. To make a definitive work and not to have to wipe then in the narrow space of a short time, it will be appropriate to pass on the entire surface of even the one that apparently does not present any problem. We must reserve an eye on especially in parts of the junction, on the welds and hinges.


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Once we have finished scraping, we should provide for eleiminare all the debris and dust that have accumulated in the course of work to do this, or we could use a soft broom or better yet a compressor, be sure to do a job really If you were faced with very worn out parts that have holes or cracks, it will provide opportino to restore welded Now we go on any subject that we are placing , a generous coat of rust, taking care to pass at all points, without leaving nothing to chance at this point we just have to wait for the product to dry waiting to pass the final varnish When all the parts are dry adeguantamente, verniciale to proceed with a suitable varnish, spread the first coat, let it dry and if necessary revise With a little bit of patience combined with a good dose of commitment we reported the object in very good condition.

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