What Kind of Paint Is Best for Metal Doors?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 6, 2020 9:07:00 PM ET
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Before the final layer of paint is applied, steel doors should be painted with rust-resistant latex or an oil-based primer. Once this foundation has dried, most types of paints are compatible.