Latex paints work best with vinyl shutters. Oil paints won’t bond well to the shutter’s surface and easily peel or crack when the plastic shrinks or expands with the seasons. Spray paints are a great choice for vinyl too, as long as you use formulas like Krylon Fusion that are made to bond with plastic.
To paint shutters that frame outside windows, high-quality acrylic latex paint is best. Krylon Dual Superbond Paint + Primer is specifically designed to adhere without the need to sand or prime. This paint works on vinyl, laminate, and melamine, as well as wood, metal, wicker, and more.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can Rustoleum spray paint be used on shutters?
Are your shutters looking worn and faded? Use Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 Turbo Primer and Rust-Oleum Stops Rust Satin Spray Paint to give your shutters a new, modern look in an easy DIY project. Lightly sand the unfinished shutter with fine grit sandpaper and wipe off residue with tack cloth.
Is it better to spray paint or brush paint shutters?
The best way to paint shutters, both interior and exterior types, is to spray them, using either canned spray paint or an airless power sprayer. But, because that's not always possible, you can still get a quality finish on old shutters by using a brush.
Which is the best spray paint for vinyl shutters?
The Rust-Oleum 248918 Automotive Vinyl Spray Paint can is one of the best vinyl spray paint. So, if you’re looking for spray paint for vinyl surfaces, you can check this one. A Short Video for Spray Painting Vinyl Shutters:
How to prep wood shutters for exterior paint?
How to Prep Wood Shutters for Paint 1 Remove old layers of paint. Using a chemical stripper or a paint scraper, remove the bulk of the old paint. 2 Lightly sand the shutters with medium sandpaper. 3 Spray or brush an exterior primer on the wood, and allow it to dry.
What's the best color to paint shutters on a house?
For an elegant design upgrade, consider painting your shutters black. Black provides a sharp contrast against the lighter colored siding, and works well with both colorful doors and trim or earth tones. Black shutters can look especially striking on a brick or brownstone house.