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Old 10-26-2008, 12:22 PM   #1
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I am painting a new white fiberglass door and window (exterior). We live at the beach with a lot of weather and wind. No direct sunlight to this area. What do you recommend. Manufact. says acrylic latex but what brand. The surface seems slick so do I need a primer. The inside of the window is wood do I need a primer and different paint for this also. thanks for any assistance

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Duration, Accolade, Aura. All these are good paints for this application. They dry to a good hard finish that shouldn't stick in the frame and will give you the greatest longevity.

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You might want to scuff sand the door and window. Paint doesn't like to adhere too well to glossy surfaces. If you want to make the job last, prime with a premium primer like XIM 400W before you topcoat. 400W just doesn't scratch off after it has cured and makes a great bonding primer for the topcoat.
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