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Old 11-02-2013, 06:19 PM   #1
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Clear coat for steel railing?


We are stripping the paint from our metal railing that lines the stairs and a split-level room separation. We want to coat it in a durable clear coat so that it won't rust and we an clean it. It is steel. What is the best clear coat for this indoor purpose?

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You should only need to paint it. Paint can be touched up.
Sealer can not.

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We want the look of steel sans paint.
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I would use a spray on lacquer, you can get them in paint cans.

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Lacquer will work, but don't get it wet or use any abrasives or harsh cleaning chemicals on it. Basically dust it or damp rag it to clean it. Just like furniture. I'd remove the rail and have it powder coated. That will stand up to almost anything.
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