How to Paint a Metal Bathroom Shelf

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To avoid chipping, exposed metal, and a frequent repainting, follow these steps to paint your metal bathroom shelf.

Step 1 - Clean

Clean the shelf of all debris. If rust has formed, clean it with distilled white vinegar. Let the vinegar soak on the shelf for a while, and then wipe it clean.

Step 2 - Prime

Add a coat of primer. Use RustOleum on any rusty spots. Wait for the primer to dry completely.

Step 3 - Paint

Paint the shelf the color of your choice. Use semi-gloss paint to protect the bathroom against moisture and mold.