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What are some good types of outdoor paint that work on metal?

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BEHR's Premium Plus Ultra Exterior paint and Benjamin Moore's Aura Waterborne Exterior paint are both outdoor paints that work well on metal. Valspar Anti-Rust Armor enamel spray paint is specifically made for metal fixtures and suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.

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BEHR's Premium Plus Ultra Exterior paint, Benjamin Moore's Aura Waterborne Exterior paint and Valspar Anti-Rust Armor enamel spray paint are all resistant to chipping, cracking, peeling and fading. Each one is able to withstand extreme weather conditions.

BEHR's Premium Plus Ultra Exterior paint is available in a flat, satin enamel or semi-gloss enamel finish. The latter two finishes work the best on metal.

Benjamin Moore's Aura Waterborne Exterior paint is available in thousands of colors. It is self-priming in most situations and offers a durable, long-lasting finish, which is available in flat, low-lustre and semi-gloss. It is both stain- and mildew-resistant.

Valspar Anti-Rust Armor enamel spray paint prevents metal from rusting if it is applied to a rust-free surface. It is available in several colors, including multiple tones of white. Valspar Anti-Rust Armor enamel spray is both moisture- and chemical-resistant. People typically apply it to outdoor tanks, piping, mailboxes and wrought iron railings. It is also excellent for painting playground equipment.

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