11 tips for painting like a pro


Prep wood stoves and barbecues before you paint

When painting woodstoves or barbecues, abrade the surface lightly with sandpaper or steel wool. Then follow the directions on the can of high-temperature spray paint, and be careful not to spray on too thick (one can should cover a stove and pipe). It’s designed to use indoors—just make sure to crack open a window.

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