How to Paint the Inside of a Dryer Drum
- 1). Unplug the dryer and ensure that it is cool.
- 2). Smooth old, chipping enamel by sanding it with 180-grit sandpaper.
- 3). Remove enamel chips and dust from the dryer, using sticky tackcloths.
- 4). Cover areas you do not want painted with masking paper and professional painter's tape.
- 5). Coat bare metal dryer drums with galvanized metal etching spray primer. Maintain an 8-inch distance between the drum and the spray nozzle as you apply. Leave the dryer door open and wait six hours for the etching primer to dry. Skip this step if the dryer drum is already painted.
- 6). Coat the dryer drum with heat-resistant appliance enamel spray paint. Maintain an 8-inch distance between the drum and the spray nozzle as you apply. Leave the dryer door open and wait a full day before using the dryer.