How to Paint Fan Blade Covers

Nov 2nd

Fan blade covers – That fan will keep you cool, but if it is stained or chipped it is also subtracted from the appearance of your home. Applying lacquer to the ceiling fan blades is a simple way to improve the appearance of your fan. The process will go faster if you buy a simple paint gun to apply the lacquer, although you can also choose the brush lacquer by hand. Prepare your fan. Take down the ceiling fan. Wash the fan in soapy water to remove any dust particles, which will be trapped at the end of the lacquer if you do not do a good job of cleaning. Dry the fan with clean cotton towels.

Small Fan Blade Covers
Small Fan Blade Covers

Tape over all areas you do not want the lacquer with newspaper and tape. Move the ventilator to an open garage or other well-ventilated area. Clean a lacquer sealer on the fan blades with a brush. Let this lacquer sit for a few seconds and wipe with paper towels. This step prepares fan blades for finishing. Allow the fan to sit for 30 minutes. Buff the fan blade covers with steel wool. Application of lacquer. Mix lacquer with 25 to 30 percent thinner. Nor can the lacquer be applied with a brush or a gun. The pistol will be faster.

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Coat of fan blade covers with lacquer. Wait for the lacquer to harden, which usually takes a few minutes. Apply two more coats in the same manner and allow the fan blades to dry for two hours. Buff the fan blades with steel wool to remove any imperfections in your paint, such as drops or thick stains. Repeat steps 2 and 3 once or twice more so that the fan blades have six or nine layers of lacquer paint. Seal the lacquer with a 2: 1 mixture of lacquer thinner. Apply two layers of sealant and allow the fan to dry for two days.