DIY – How to Paint a Radiator

December 12, 2011 § 2 Comments

Painting any item in your house requires the right type of paint, the right skills and the right knowledge.  Painting central heating radiators does require a little know how.

You need to select the right type of undercoat and top coat paints and this advice can always be had from any good DIY retailer.  There are other things you need to know and techniques to help you achieve a really nice job.

Painting the radiators really can make the whole house look fresh and clean and if you are trying to sell  your home then you really do want to show it in its best light.

To help  you with this DIY job we’ve written a short but useful guide…


How to Paint a Radiator

This guide provides step-by-step instructions, help on techniques and some handy tips to help you produce a really professional painting job.

For more ideas on painting you home see our DIY  Painting and Decorating section – there’s loads of guides to help you make your home beautiful.


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§ 2 Responses to DIY – How to Paint a Radiator

  • Biostrip says:

    Thanks for the great advice; radiator painting is always something i’ve tended to avoid (deliberately, largely because i always make a bad job of it!). Sandpapering beforehand is something I’ve never even considered, and the video is a great help. Thanks!
    I write a blog relating to paint stripping (from wood, metal and plastic), but do not cover the actual painting…would it be ok if I link to your blog, so that readers of my blog can click on a link to yours if needed?

    • Hi

      Thanks for the comment. You are more than welcome to link. Considering you write a blog about paint stripping, you are welcome to had a guide to You can even leave useful tips on any particular guide and with each one we allow a single URL to be tagged to help you get a little more traffic.


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