The white handle on my refrigerator has yellowed, can I paint it?

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  • 27524803 27524803 on Jul 07, 2018

    If the color has yellowed it might be.. because the handle has a plastic coating or is made from plastic..... find out before you paint... then use a paint made especially for plastic.

  • Rowgop (Pam) Rowgop (Pam) on Jul 07, 2018
    YYou can try softscrub with bleach. I have also used a magic eraser to get it white again.

    • Jan Jan on Jul 07, 2018

      Been using all kinds of cleaning products, including Mr Clean sponge, thanks for answering.

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Jul 07, 2018
    Hi Jan, Quick answer is Yes!

  • Laura Cooper Laura Cooper on Jul 07, 2018
    Jan, have you looked at replacing it? Sometimes these parts aren't as expensive as you might think. Plastic paint would probably work, but if the part is less than $20 you will probably come out ahead by buying it new. There are online appliance parts and brick&mortar appliance parts stores around.

    • Jan Jan on Jul 07, 2018

      Thanks I have the model # and part#,I’ll look it up! I hope it’s around $20. Thanks again


  • Janet Laughlin Janet Laughlin on Jul 07, 2018
    You can paint it, I painted my whole fridge , it was a bit yellow , no one even notice until iI told them.that was 2 years ago it's still white.


  • Fiddledd224 Fiddledd224 on Jul 07, 2018
    Take the handle off and take it to the paint department at your home improvement store. They can tell you what to do and what products to buy,

  • Rowgop (Pam) Rowgop (Pam) on Jul 08, 2018
    Sorry Nothing is working for you. Get paint especially for plastic. Bad thing is being on the handle I can see the paint getting scratched off.