How do I get a sun resistant paint for my plastic shutters?


I need a Sun Resistant paint for my fake plastic shutters , any ideas ??

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  • Philipp Philipp on Mar 31, 2019

    I think spray painting is definitely the way to go, too many crevices to do it any other way.

    As for color, I love tan houses with black shutters...

  • William William on Mar 31, 2019

    All paint will fade from sun and weather. Use Rustoleum 2X spray paint. Several light coats will give you a smooth finish.

    If they made paint that lasted forever you'd only need to buy paint once and they'd be out of business.

    • Lori Lori on Apr 22, 2019

      I did mine with the Rustoleum Spray Paint you mentioned 2 summers ago on my faded shutters. It worked great!

  • Tinyshoes Tinyshoes on Mar 31, 2019

    Mitchell....Rustoleum has some great spray paints.

  • I used Curb Appeal paint by DecoArt and it has held up great after 2 years. I used black.

  • Shelly Paul Mccullough Shelly Paul Mccullough on Apr 01, 2019

    I used F 11 !

    Its not a paint but a liquid wax

    it’s costly but it works great

    you only need a little

    we use it on our cars and motor cycles

    I tried it on one shutter just to see if it would work and it still looks great after several yrs

  • S Davis S Davis on Apr 03, 2019

    Nothing wrong with visiting a professional. Check with Sherwin William’s, Lowe’s or Home Depot and always “read the can” even if choosing to spray paint.

    • William William on Apr 22, 2019

      I've never found a professional at Home Depot or Lowes. Sherwin Willians yes. I have a plumber friend went for a part time job at Home Depot after retiring. He got hired and they put him in the lawn and garden department. HA HA! What ever position they have open.

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