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  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2009

    Question Painting Skylights?

    We have purchased 5 new bronze color skylights for the bonus room or our new garage (now under construction). I would like the color on the skylights changed to match the Marvin Evergreen windows and the Hunter Green shingles. In searching Marvin and Anderson window websites, the only info I can find is to use a fast drying alkyd primer and semi-gloss paint.

    Do any of you painting pros have a suggestion on which type of paint would be best for this project?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Portland, Oregon, formerly of Chicago

    Default Re: Painting Skylights?


    I would bow to your manufacturer's recommendation to use an oil based primer. For the finish coat, I would switch to an acrylic trim paint. Acrylics are much more color fast. They will not oxidize and change color with age. If given a color sample, any good paint store can computer match the color of your windows.

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