Need advice on painting vinyl window frames
jenrairigh
July 25, 2013 in Other
Repainting a 1908 american Foursquare style house and the previous owners put some ugly white vinyl-framed windows in in two places int he front. They would look so much better painted like the rest...do I have any options for painting them?
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Rockin' Fine Finish
It needs to sanded and cleaned you won't be able to paint the the track where the window slides . What color are you thinking of painting it ? The product I would recommend would be from ppg called breakthrough
July 25, 2013 at 9:59am      Thanked by jenrairigh
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Out of the Woods Inc.- Window & Door Specialists
Usually it's a bad idea to paint vinyl because when you get darker colors it attracts heat and makes the vinyl warp easily on hot days. Vinyl is a very unstable material in that sense. There are certain paints out there that reflect heat and UV rather than absorb it. There's also the issue of getting the paint to adhere to the surface properly. I'd say in general it's wise not to paint vinyl windows, but it can be done if needed...
July 25, 2013 at 4:09pm      Thanked by jenrairigh
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jenrairigh
Not sure what we'll do about these. I can't wait to post our before and after photos though!
July 25, 2013 at 7:04pm     
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