How to Reface Homemade Garage Door

Homemade Garage Door Small
Homemade Garage Door Small
Jan 13th

Homemade garage door – Over time, painting on the garage door can nail and create an ugly appearance. Replacing the door for cosmetic reasons may not be practical because the costs for this can be more than many homeowners can afford. The Prefacing garage door is a project that can be implemented at a fraction of the cost, creating a completely new look for your garage door in a short space of time.

Instructions

Apply liquid solvents to the homemade garage door with a cloth. Allow the solvent to penetrate the existing paint before brushing over the paint with a steel brush. Use a metal scraper to remove paint stuck in the garage door. Sand any uneven edges and remaining paint with 100-grit sandpaper. The 100-grit paper is abrasive enough to remove any hard-to-remove paint without damaging the surface of the garage door.

Measure the length and width of each homemade garage door section. Folding garage doors are divided into several 2 meter high sections to allow the door to work properly. Cut the door panels to size by placing the straight edge over the area to be cut and cut along the straight edge with a metal blade. Door panels generally come in sections that are nine meters wide and 2 meters high. The panels may need to be cut down to size to properly cover curved openings. Spray the back of the first panel to be installed with a glue gun. Hold the gun about 5 inches from the back of the panel and apply a smooth and even adhesive layer. Allow the adhesive to cure for 30 seconds. Touch the panel on the door, adjust it as needed.

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