How To Paint A New Exterior Fiberglass Door?


Use acrylic, polyester, polyurethane, or epoxy resin paint on your fiberglass door. Try to pick a paint that matches the type of fiberglass for the best results. Do not use oil-based paints because these can damage the door. Fiberglass-friendly paints are often available in matte, neutral, and gloss finishes.

Part 1/ Staining a fiberglass door

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need to prime a fiberglass door before painting?

Fiberglass doors and sidelights can be smooth or textured with a wood-grain finish. This material usually does not need to be primed, but painting is required.

How often do fiberglass doors need to be painted?

This seems like a very simple question with a very simple answer, but actually there are two answers to this question. Most manufacturers would like you to believe the answer is yes. Although other companies would require painting once every 18-24 months, conservation constructions doors work in an entirely different way.

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