Outdoor gold paint: In the beginning
Gold paint originally surfaced as an alternative to the expensive gold sheets found on domes and steeples of religious structures.
Andek Corp technicians combined bronze alloy flakes with a strong roof coating, changing the finish of the roof coating to a gold-leaf appearance. To protect the bronze alloy flakes, clearcoat was then developed to prevent the aging of the flakes.
In Milford, CT, the plaza eagle keeps watch over its town. For a closer view of the eagle feathers, check this blog entry.
In my contracting work on vintage metal roofs, this gold paint product adds a distinctive luster to a project. From river boats to frames for artwork to garden decor, customers have introduced me to other applications for this gold paint.