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Painting Vinyl Shutters

Posted by funnysunny (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 19, 12 at 9:57

I have a couple of questions about painting my faded green vinyl shutters blue.

-Is soap and water good enough to clean the shutters? Or do I need to use a certain product to thoroughly clean the shutters?

-Should the shutters be primed?

-What type of paint should I use? Is BM Regal Select Exterior paint ok?


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RE: Painting Vinyl Shutters

Id go a step further with the cleaning process since you really want the shutters prepared well. Try using 1 part bleach to 5 parts water and a brush. This should do the trick avoid 409 or fantastic, I have heard. good luck

RE: Painting Vinyl Shutters

Depending on the type of plastic used, some types of vinyl shutters simply will not hold paint. However, if they have weathered they may have enough texture to hold a coating. You should indeed prime (BM Fresh Start 046 works well) after a thorough cleaning and rinsing. RS exterior should work fine.

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