“I painted the interior, and the trim with Rustoleum,” she said, adding that the spray paint covers up any defects and creates an extra layer of protection.
If you’re concerned about rust and mold, rust prevention is the only surefire solution, she said. “I do use wood stain,” she said, noting that you don’t need to use a stain because she spray-paints her house with Rustoleum paint.
“You just have to apply it on the dryer and let it dry.”
When Will My Wood Be New? “I’m going to have a new wood every three months,” she said.
How Do I Get New Wood to Me? We recommend using a wood cleaner in place of spray paint on any old wood, as it will help ensure that the wood has no visible defects. Some of the popular brands include Woodsoil, Wood-Stain-N-Soil, and EZ Clean Wood Stain.
Does Rustoleum Spray Paint Have Any Risks? “No,” said Jazmine Nelms. She’s a certified wood expert. “You should only use Rustoleum spray paint on wood unless you are going to live in a house that has a very difficult upkeep.” She added that the product only offers a cosmetic coating — there is no safety system to protect your furniture against being painted with rusty nail clippings, wood chips or other hazards. “You can’t cover the entire home with paint,” she said, adding that you have to put down the item first and wash it after it’s dry, in order to protect it. She added, “If you’re using Rustoleum paint that’s been sitting on your property forever, then rust will never go away.”
Can I Prevent Rust on Other Fixtures in the House? Rust can be a problem for your bathroom fixtures and on a few other items, including wall surfaces. “You can make sure your tub is as safe as you can make it,” she said. “Rust will not affect the water or the air you breathe out, so you won’t have to worry.” This can make a difference when it comes to bathroom furniture like bathtubs or spas used to wash dishes.
Can I Add Rust to Other Materials on my Property? “You can treat any of those items as they come in contact with your wood,” said Dr. Richard Littman. “Some people say if you treat something you’re not going to get