Faded Vinyl Shutters

lynn_vaSeptember 2, 2012

Our house is 9 years old and the dark green vinyl shutters are faded in many spots. I have read about some products that are supposed to improve the appearance of faded shutters. As the shutters are 9 years old, can they be spiffed up or should we replace them?

I have read that some folks paint over vinyl. However, the house is powerwashed twice a year - and I don't think the paint would stand up to powerwashing - and I can't see my my husband taking them down and putting them back up for power washing.

Thank you,


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You would have to try spiffing them up to find out.You couldproperly prep them and paint them with a higher quality spray paint by Rustoleum, Valspar ect. This would hold up to pressure washing as long as you did not get real close or hit it with a zero degree tip.

    Bookmark   September 2, 2012 at 7:39PM
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Paint them, and make sure the power washer guy knows to not blast them. His solution may be accelerating the fade.

    Bookmark   September 3, 2012 at 9:10AM
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