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leoniemellor

Thanks Eliza. I really appreciate you sharing your experience and advice. We had a quote -$11k to do our 90s cream window frames. We have quite a few and several large windows. When I got the quote they said they’d also sand the aluminium frame and prepared to ensure the paint sticks and is long lasting.

You didn’t need to do this?

They also suggested getting window frames painted before exterior of house. Your thoughts?

And do you have any tricks for getting window tracks super clean?

Feeling like we might be able to tackle them ourselves now.

Cheers.

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Rosemary Simmons

Would this work just as well if the old frame was anodised and not painted aluminium?

   
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Katrina Lockhart

I had a painter friend do mine when we were renovating the bathroom. He didn't sand or use a primer only the spray paint and when we bumped the frames the paint scratched easily. I re-taped etc and resprayed which covered the marks but did not do any other prep as I had shutters being installed soon after. For future windows I'll be doing more research about sanding and priming and try to do myself.


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