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I have just purchased new wrought iron rockers for my front porch. They will get morning sun so sun probably is not an issue. I want to add color to the rockers. What do you suggest? I'm sure something is needed to prevent rust. Not sure what to do. Thanks, Rhonda.

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If they are new, then they are not wrought iron. Wrought iron doesn't rust. Nobody has made wrought iron in almost 80 years.

I assume the rockers are made out of mild steel. There are special acrylic-based paints for outdoor steel. You have to use a metal primer.

  • "Wrought iron" is more of a style than an actual material nowadays. – Nick T Jul 31 '15 at 18:47
  • @NickT you don't paint "styles", you paint materials. – Tyler Durden Jul 31 '15 at 18:53
  • Is an impressionistic painting a style or material? – Nick T Jul 31 '15 at 19:00

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