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Mixing color Nov 04, 2015 Eric asks: We have to have 2 squares of aluminum siding replaced and some custom trim work done around a window as water is coming in above the window. Is it is possible to mix a paint color to match the
It would be good to remove a piece of siding and take to a Sherwin Williams paint store to have color matched. They will match paint to sample that you brought in This will match closer then giving them the color number of the paint. The paint will be matched to what the color presently is. It is always tough to get a perfect match on old paint, but this way should give much better results
Vinyl Siding Feb 04, 2013 Bill R asks: I've heard it's possible to paint vinyl siding. Is there a certain type of paint you can recommend?
Bill Painting vinyl can be a way to give a new look to your home. Remember that vinyl siding expands and contracts in the heat and cool of summer and even winter for that matter, so it is important to use a product that is heavy in vinyl acrylic properites in the paint, which also allows for expansion I would use a Sherwin Williams Super Paint or better for your siding. Remember the most important process in painting your siding is pressure washing. Getting the dirt & grime, and chalk residue from the siding to allow proper bonding for the new painting.
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