Can you paint plastic PVC doors?
You can apply it directly to your uPVC door without the need for a primer. … And remember, as it’s a water-based paint you should only paint your uPVC door on a day when the temperature is above 10°c – so that it dries properly. You can paint your uPVC front door with a roller or brush – it’s your choice.
What kind of paint do you use on a plastic front door?
Painting Plastic Front Door Trim
If the trim is plastic, look for a primer that is compatible with plastic and use a high-quality exterior acrylic latex paint. Also, choose paintbrushes that are the right size for door trim; these tend to be narrower than what you would need for the door itself.
What happens if you paint plastic without primer?
Paint will stick to primed material much better than unprimed. Painting without priming can lead to streaky results and more coats needed.
What paint can I use on UPVC?
To paint UPVC properly you need to use a solvent-based paint that’s formulated for hard plastics. You cannot use acrylic or oil-based paints because they do not bond with UPVC — they merely ‘stick’ to it and wear off.