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Homebase offers spray paints for any DIY project. Whether you need paint for spraying furniture, walls, metals, or even glass, we can help.

Spray paint is easy to apply and comes with a variety of colours, textures, and finishes. You can find gloss, matt, and textured spray paint options with Homebase.


Frequently Asked Questions

How to spray paint furniture

Spray painting furniture is a great way to upcycle old pieces and give them a unique look. There is metal spray paint available, as well as spray paint for wood. You could even choose textured spray paint or red spray paint for something truly stunning. Be sure to remove any hardware such as handles and knobs and take the time to clean the furniture thoroughly. You will also want to use a degreaser. Sand the surface down and wipe up any residual dust. Next, apply primer. Once this is dry, you can start applying your furniture spray paint.

How long does spray paint take to dry?

Most of the time, spray paint takes between five minutes to eight hours to dry. However, when spray painting furniture it is best to wait at least 24 hour before sitting or leaning against it. 

Can you spray paint plastic?

Yes, most spray paints will work on plastic. The trick is to first clean the surface thoroughly, before lightly sanding it. Once you have added your primer, spray paint can be used on the surface itself.

How to spray paint metal? 

When it comes to reviving furniture, a great option is spray paint. For metal, start by thoroughly dusting and cleaning the surface. Once it is dry, the next step is to remove any rust or loose paint. You must then sand the surface down and wipe away any remaining dust. The next step is to apply a primer. You must do this in a well-ventilated location and make sure you have all the necessary painting tools. Make sure to put down dust sheets to protect your decor (or your grass if you are spray painting outside). You can also use masking tape to cover any sections you do not want to paint. You can now begin applying your metal spray paint. Hold the spray paint can around 10 inches from the surface and use a sweeping motion to cover it. Once the paint is dry, add a second coat. Remember, if you are painting outdoor metal furniture, it may be better to use exterior metal paint.

How to use spray paint?

There are a few key rules for spray painting effectively. First, make sure your work area is well ventilated. You will also need to make sure the surface you are working on is clean and degreased. When it comes to metal spray paint, you must also remove any rust or paint fragments. The next stage is to sandpaper and dust the surface. This will help the spray paint adhere properly. Once you have applied your primer, spray paint the surface in sweeping motions, keeping the spray paint can around ten inches away. When you finish a coat, be sure to leave at least 24 hours before applying another.

Can you spray paint wood?

Yes, you can spray paint wood. In fact, spray paint for wood is quite popular and comes in a variety of colours and finishes. 

Keep in mind that if you are painting outdoor furniture, it may be better to use exterior wood paint.