How to Paint A Side Gate

What you will need

  • Dust Sheets
  • Wire Brush
  • Sandpaper
  • Paint Brushes
  • Johnstone's Exterior Primer
  • Johnstone's Exterior Satin/Gloss
  • Frog Tape - if masking areas not to be painted


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  • 1 Use dust sheets to protect surfaces.
  • 2 Clean surface thoroughly using a wire brush. If mould or fungus is present, wash area with a fungicidal wash.
  • 3 Sand wood using sand paper.
  • 4 Apply a coat of exterior primer and leave to fully dry.
  • 5 Apply your first coat of paint and leave to dry as long as the instructions indicate.
  • 6 Apply additional coats as required to achieve desired result.