I just had new windows installed in my home. They are double hung,
the bottom one slides up and the top one slides down. My problem is
that I have white trim but the sash that the windows slide up and down
on is a beige color (its also plastic). I'd like to 1) paint the
plastic white and 2) do it in such a way that it is durable enough to
handle the windows sliding up and down. Thanks for input!!
On 3 Nov 2003 20:11:26 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org (Mike Salazar)
Why not paint the house beige, Mike? lol
Seriously...I don't think its a good idea. Once you paint, you'll be
painting again some day. And it'd be tough to be a tight bead where
the window slides...without interfering with the operation of the
And it definitely won't look good if you have internal crossbars on
the window panes...as mine do.
I just put in 4 vinyl windows with pretty much the same problem. The
windows are beige...the aluminum siding is white. I personally think
it looks even better this way. The windows mildly contrast the
siding...and make them stick out.
I think it looks good. But, hey...that's just me.
P.S. If you DO decide to paint, DON'T use latex!
Have a nice week...
Follow Joan Rivers' example --- get pre-embalmed!
Painting plastic requires special primer ,like XIM. You should
contact the manufacturer, for their recomendations on painting. It
sounds like a bad idea. Why didnt you get windows the proper color. Its
sounds like you bought a problem.
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