The first step is to remove the rust from your patio furniture. The easiest way to go about this is by using a wire brush to remove the big pieces of rust. These should come off fairly easily. If youre trying to remove rust from some hard to reach or curved places, sanding off rust by hand is a great option.
Regardless of which method of rust prevention you choose, proper preparation is the key to success. Approximately 80% of all paint failures is due to improper surface preparation so this step should not be overlooked unless you want to keep doing this over and over. Rust Removal: The surface must be cleaned of all loose and flaking rust and paint.
How to refinish rusty old patio furniture is actually not that hard to learn about and to do. You can start with peeling off paint and rust and go on to give primer and some paint layers on. Keep your DIY project on track with hardware store help from The House Counselor, Laurie March.
I don't think I have the energy to do another for awhile. I wish you luck if you tackle the project. Definitely just start strht with the sander. If you don't have a giant pergola and its mainly a flat deck, remove the handrails and sand those with a hand sander. Or just sand as much peeling paint as you can and redo them with a solid color.
Jacque goes over the steps of how to refinish rusted patio furniture. love the garage door and pergola in this pic Key to any metal refinish project Rust-Oleum
Refinishing Rusty Patio Furniture Why spend good money to get your rusted metal patio furniture when you can easily refinish and refresh it instead? You can use an inexpensive tool and a couple of other supplies and scrape away many seasons worth of rust and refinish the outdoor furniture set you have.