Rust on Iron Gates No More06/25/2014 Back To Blog
It is indeed annoying to see your wrought iron gates covered with rust. At first, it might just be an aesthetic issue. Later on, you will realize that it has totally affected the gates. For instance, you might have to seek for maintenance services since the gate doesn’t work well. The sliding gate rollers are already affected due to rust. Even if you have chosen the best solid sliding gates, when rust strikes, it is not spared at all.
The good thing is that you can count on the experts at Gate Repair Monterey Park to take you out of the problem. However, there are some simple proven ways that you can do at home to somehow minimize the problem. Just remember that what you are doing is just going to minimize the problem. The experts are still the ones who can fix the entire issue.
Repainting as a strategy
There is one good way to ensure that rust won’t cover your gate. This is by using paint. This helps get rid of the reaction of iron when it mixes with water and air. Just make sure to use a primer to avoid horrible results. You can start by applying the prime on the areas that you want to be painted before painting the said area. Just remember to apply at least 2 coats to ensure that the paint will last for a long time. Once you are done with this process, you will have the assurance that the gate is protected from rusting.
However, in the event that there are problems with the swing gate hinges and other major parts of the gate, a new gate replacement should be considered. If you spend more for maintenance services, then it is high time to check the possibility of new gate installation to save from the overall cost.