Honest opinions about how to buy Appliances and Lighting.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The Truth About Brass

A word about placing ordinary brass anything outside your house: Don't.

Brass oxidizes with the elements and tarnishes, then corrodes, then rusts, so that beautiful lantern looks anything but in 3-5 years time. You can, however, buy brass with an electrostatic coating which is impervious and guaranteed against weathering.

Companies like Designers Fountain and Baldwin manufacture weather resistant brass as shown above.

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