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I repainted my gas fireplace surround with VHT which is basically engine enamel but since it is good to 550 degrees I thought it would work. I'm getting some serious toxic fumes even after 20 hours or so of running and days of curing . Guess I'm going
Posted by Elite Deals - Chris M. on 28 October 2013 12:55 PM

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Unfortunately, you will indeed have to remove the paint via sanding or a recommended thinner. Some gas appliances can exceed 700 degrees at the upper portion of the surround, so an appropriate paint, such as the 1200 degree surround paint you are viewing must be used.

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I repainted my gas fireplace surround with VHT which is basically engine enamel but since it is good to 550 degrees I thought it would work. I'm getting some serious toxic fumes even after 20 hours or so of running and days of curing . Guess I'm going to have to sand off and start over. Any other advice?

From Page: Copperfield Pewter Gas Fireplace Surround Paint - 43407 - 6321

Manufacturer's Product Number: 6321

Our SKU: CPF-43407

Page ID: cpf-43407

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