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Brass paint, heat resistant

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Can you tell me where I can find brass paint that is resistant to heat for my fireplace screen and shield?

Iris Sechriest
- Forest City, North Carolina


Hi, Iris. Unfortunately, your photo is out of focus so I don't have a good appreciation of what the finish looks like; but I don't think you'll find a heat resistant brass paint. If the fireplace will be used, take it to a brass plating shop. If not, you can get a brass paint [ Metallic Spray Paint gilded brass [linked by editor to product info at Amazon]] that will look at least vaguely like brass plating. Good luck.

Ted Mooney, Teds signature
Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
Pine Beach, New Jersey


Dear Ted, Sorry about the picture.
Okay, I'll ask something else. I live alone and can't dismantle my screen. I don't have to use a brass finish. I can be different. Is there any other high temperature paint [linked by editor to product info at Amazon] I can use to cover the brass? If not a metal color, (i.e. copper and etc.) I simply don't care if it is white.

Iris Sechriest
- Forest City, NC USA


Your local Lowes has heat resistant paints, both brush-on and aerosol which resist high temperature.

jeffrey holmes
Jeffrey Holmes, CEF
      South Carolina

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I have a custom sized brass fireplace enclosure that is in sad shape. I have black spots on it and I really do not like brass to begin with. What type of paint can I use, if any, to paint this? I realize that the paint needs to be heat resistant and I am open to any type of colour and/or finish. Any and all suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Kelly Green
hobbyist - Toronto, ON, Canada

Ed. note: Hopefully the answers above will suit your needs, Kelly. If not, get back to us. Good luck.

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