Painting plastic decorative window shutters

mrgpagSeptember 14, 2011

Ours are starting to fade - they are/were dark brown - but otherwise in good shape and I hate to toss something good that justs needs a coat of paint. Would want to paint them brown. Anyone have any success doing this and if so, what was your prep and what type of paint did you use?


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If they are vinyl and you like the color I highly recommend Vinyl-Renu. It totally refreshes the color and makes everything look brand new.

Here is a link that might be useful: Vinyl-Renu information

    Bookmark   September 15, 2011 at 7:35AM
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I've used Shutter-Renu on my house shutters since it came out. Excellent results in restoring the color and leaves the shutters with a soft gloss sheen.

I recommend it, unless you're wishing to change colors, then you'll need to clean and repaint with Fusion or other Vinyl/Plastic paints.

    Bookmark   September 15, 2011 at 8:13AM
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Thanks for the info - I'll look 1nto these products.

    Bookmark   September 15, 2011 at 12:26PM
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I'd recommend 303 Aerospace Protectant as a great product for restoring vinyl shutters, and it protects against future UV damage.

Here is a link that might be useful: How to Restore Faded Vinyl Shutters

    Bookmark   September 21, 2011 at 11:46AM
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