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repainting cage #1422299
05/03/20 07:09 PM
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I have several critter nation cages in the room with my gliders, I have notice a few corners are starting to rust.

right now the plan is to take the cage parts rusted outside, clean off the rust and repaint the bad areas with 3 or 4 coats of rustolium APPLIANCE EPOXY paint.
this is the paint on refrigerator and washer and dryers. a strong paint. then let it cure and dry for 3 or 4 days. I have extra cage parts so I
could let it dry longer.

Is this going to be glider safe painting when I'm done?


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Re: repainting cage [Re: BYK_Chainsaw] #1422323
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I am so very sorry your post has not been answered before now. If this ever happens again, please notify me.

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The Rust-Oleum company suggests letting the paint dry for 10-14 days to be sure it is pet safe. And they suggest the "stops rust" version.


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Re: repainting cage [Re: BYK_Chainsaw] #1422326
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Wow! This didn't pop up on my feed!!! So sorry! It does take awhile for appliance paint to cure, but it lasts a lot longer than regular spray paint... It's definitely worth the wait for a lasting finish.

I have a cage I need to do to. We've been told to use vinegar to clean and sterilize, and I think it caused the rust I have. My newer cage has held up really well with just Dawn dish soap and sunshine. I do get the power washer out twice a year.


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Re: repainting cage [Re: BYK_Chainsaw] #1422347
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thanks for the answers, I have lots of extra cage parts, plus they have a whole room to roam in, so a long cure time is fine, I just want it to be safe and last for a few years if possible. and
scarface usually stays in the cage 90% of the time, she won't come out unless I haven't given her a treat and she needs to jump on my shoulder to get one, then she is right back in the OPEN
cage for her. I do a power wash in the summer and last year saw a few spots in the corner the paint is missing, so this year power wash AND paint.

thanks for the reply. for $269 dollars would like the cages to last as long as possible.


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Re: repainting cage [Re: BYK_Chainsaw] #1422353
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I bought a bigger cage (Congo) hoping someday I would be putting my trio back together. Well, it doesn't look like that's gonna happen.

As I was power washing their old Brisbane style cage, I noticed several rust spots. Most of them were out of their reach, down where the drop tray sits.

There is rust where the main doors close and a couple of spots on the bottom grate. For now, the cage sits empty, and I'm contemplating painting those spots or just selling the cage as is. I don't plan on having any more than 3 gliders.

I bought a used PP starter cage for my problem child Dot temporarily. I took the shelf out put a wheel in and she loves this cage... So I really don't need the Brisbane anymore.

But I did consider attaching it to the Congo cage via tunnel for Stewie. He is my super hyper boy and would have a blast exploring more... So as I type, I'll be fixing/painting the Brisbane hopefully sometime this summer...

I've never used appliance paint, so if you come across any good tips, it would be appreciated!!!


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