Can't get paint to adhere to molding around glass in new front door.

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Recently purchased a front door with an insert of cut glass. I painted the the door but the molding around the glass in the door and side panels repel paint. I've painted anyway and now peelling off. Is there anythping I can treat them with where the paint will adhere?
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  • Millie Millie on Jun 08, 2017
    since you have painted, you need to sand the paint off and paint with primer before painting again with paint. the primer will help the paint adhere.

  • Gladys Smith Gladys Smith on Jun 08, 2017
    Take a very fine sand paper and sand off the shine off the surface. It should take paint then.

  • Mau13669453 Mau13669453 on Jun 08, 2017
    Is the molding plastic or vinyl ? If so, use paint especially made for surfaces other than wood. Good Luck

  • Fritz Fritz on Jun 08, 2017
    They make a product called Wil-bond, available at paint stores, Wipe the molding with it and then paint, it will stick. A good primer for plastic is XIM.

  • Kathleen Kathleen on Jun 08, 2017
    Another idea is to remove the existing molding and use clear caulk around the window. It wouldn't be painted, but it also would not clash with your paint color!