I took a screenshot straight away – I just knew he would put it on my car,’ Ms Miles said. It meant that he had a number to reach me on, and the endless ‘no caller ID’ calls started up again straight away – and the WhatsApp verification codes,’ she said. Her gut feeling was right, and she soon started receiving a flurry of calls, often from withheld numbers. With this particular color I needed two full coats, and then I spotted treated a few areas by the windows with a third. For this particular door I did not use a foam paint cover and roller to paint, but I highly recommend if you have little to no windows in your door. After your door has been taped up to your liking (this includes: door handles, hinges, frame, and windows) it’s time to paint! First things first, like with any surface that you’d like to paint you’re going to need to clean it up.
I like a 3-in. brush because it’s big enough to speed up the job but small enough to be maneuverable. If your door has recessed panels, start by using a small brush to prime the inside panels first, then roll primer onto the mullion (the vertical section between the panels), and finally onto the rails (the horizontal pieces between the panels) and outside edges. She said: ‘I got a Christmas card a few days later from him with a letter inside. How to paint your metal front door the easy way with just a few simple steps. These steps are very important and will affect the final outcome when spraying a steel door. Just follow these steps accordingly. Unfortunately I was having a hard time selecting a different color at that particular moment in time and I caved. As you select the color for the door, choose a high-quality exterior latex or oil paint. Once you’ve gathered all your tools and materials, just simply follow this step-by-step guide on how to successfully paint your exterior door without leaving any streak marks.
Despite being jailed for 14 months, Carless was released on 5th April, just over three months into his sentence, leaving Ms Miles living in fear of bumping into her obsessed ex. Electrician Stuart Carless, 46, subjected his wife Victoria Miles, 46, to three months of harassment, bombarding her with calls and texts after she ended their 14-year marriage in September 2018, convinced she was talking to other men. Ms Miles changed her iCloud account that she’d previously shared with Carless, starting to worry, and checked their joint bank account – only to find it cleaned out. Then gently hammer the end of the screwdriver until the hinge pin comes out and remove it. You can use the same screwdriver to detach the hardware. Take off any removable weatherstripping, and apply painter’s tape over any hinges or hardware. This prevents you from accidentally painting and ruining your beautiful hardware. It’s easier to paint rather if the door is flat compared to painting it while it is still attached.
Once you’ve taken the door off its hinges, lay it across two sawhorses or on a large, flat surface. Make sure the surface is dry and let the smell from the solvent disperse before you go to the next step. Allow the coats of paint to dry fully and your door will have a new long lasting paint finish. Now begin sanding with a course grit (80 to 120) sand paper and work your way down to a finer grit (180 to 240) to a smooth and shiny bare metal finish. Finish with the outside edges. You are going to paint the outer portion of the door itself, as well as the edges that are visible from the outside when the door is open. Paint in long, sweeping brushstrokes, and include the door’s edges. Safety note: Before you dig in, note that doors painted prior to 1978 are likely to have lead-based paint on them. Use a primer suited to the paint you are applying.