need adive on aluminum windows

wangshanNovember 20, 2012

Well after finally getting to the third story window that has been falling apart , I was able to repair and restore the ancient wood in the part that is original. However, I realized the small side windows that the previous owners had clad in aluminum needed to be painted as well. It has been about 19 years since I moved in , so thay are at least that old. What is the best way to prep and paint these.

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wangshan

OOps, that's advice I need . (and typing lessons)

Here is a link that might be useful: old window newish window

    Bookmark   November 20, 2012 at 8:41PM
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graywings123

I painted my aluminum gutters using acrylic house paint.

    Bookmark   November 21, 2012 at 9:32PM
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dominoswrath

We painted our aluminum storm windows with an exterior BM (Moorglo Softgloss) paint - just be sure to wash and remove debris, lightly go over with steel wool or sanding sponge to rough the surface, prime first and then paint. It's been 7 years and paints still going strong.

    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 5:51PM
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