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FAQ

What paint to use on a metal bird bath?

For coating bird baths we usually recommend the use of a lead-free enamel paint, which you should be able to get from most good hardwear stores or even some hobby shops.

How do you rust proof a metal bird bath?

Apply Ferprime Rust Converter: Once the bird bath is clean and any loose rust has been removed, you can apply Rust Converter. It is designed to be brushed onto the surface, and will quickly turn rust into a hard, clean black layer. It will also protect the metal below the rust, preventing further corrosion.

What kind of spray paint is safe for bird baths?

The safest paint for bird baths is acrylic/latex paint, except in the inside of the basin, where the water sits, for that you use bilge paint.

How do you restore a metal bird bath?

Clean the birdbath very thorough, scuff sand, then use a water based paint, please allow to dry before you put water back into it, also if it’s a metal bird bath you should use like krylon, or a rust inhibitor like rustoleum to paint it and there again sand it rinse it out and clean thorough before putting it back out …