How to Clear Coat Galvanized Steel

Over time, any type of metal is prone to rust or corrosion, it’s inevitable. It’s very important to protect the surface of your galvanized steel to extend its lifespan. So, how do you achieve this? One simple way is to clear coat the surface.  Using a clear coat extends the lifespan of the steel and […]

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4 Steps to Paint Galvanized Steel

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If you’ve ever attempted to paint over galvanized steel, you probably know that it doesn’t adhere the best. The layer of zinc on the steel protects it from corrosion, but it also rejects paint. This leads to the paint eventually shedding or peeling off.  Fortunately, for anyone who has ever wanted to paint galvanized steel, […]

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5 Steps to Repair Galvanized Steel

5 steps to repair galvanized steel

Galvanized steel shows up in numerous everyday applications. Galvanized steel is even used to touch up boats, storage sheds and chain linked fences. But, when galvanized steel is in constant contact with water, it can develop a kind of corrosion known as white rust. Here is what to do if you start to notice white […]

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Galvanic Corrosion: What is it? How to Prevent it?

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Galvanic corrosion, also known as bimetallic corrosion, is a common problem when using steel that has not been galvanized. In galvanic corrosion, two different kinds of metal connected by a common conductive solution decay at different rates, one metal accelerating the oxidation of the other.  Where is Galvanic Corrosion a Problem? Galvanic corrosion is often […]

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How to Cut Galvanized Steel

Galvanized steel has been around since roughly 1870 and can still be found in many homes that were constructed around the 1950s. Galvanized steel is a great choice for various personal and professional projects. If you are thinking about cutting galvanized steel, there are some things that you should know.  It can be a challenge […]

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