After the initial unfavorable comments on her BnB page, Bea is giving her space a major facelift. She started with repainting her wall and using a rag rolling paint technique to make it more interesting. Now it’s on to giving her rusty gate a complete makeover for that all-important first impression.

Bea opted to repaint her rusty metal gate in the correct way, worthy of a nod of approval from any Boysen technical expert. In this project, surface preparation is very important. Watch the above video closely to see the proper way of doing it. You can also look at Boysen Painting 101 to get more tips on how to prepare various surfaces. For metal, the way to prepare the surface differs if it’s the first painting job or a repainting job.

Tip: It would save you time, money and effort if you prepare the surface properly.

Follow Bea’s story:
Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3, Rag Rolling Paint Technique
Episode 4, Repaint a Rusty Gate

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Annie is the Managing Editor of Let it B | MyBoysen Blog. An unrepentant workaholic, she runs this blog and her own company Talking Lions ( She thrives on collaborating with people who are good at what they do, and working together with them to create something special. Annie learned interior styling while managing her own wholesale business in the Netherlands, importing high-end, handmade home furnishings to stock four outlets and a showroom in the country.

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