painting vinyl walls

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Old 01-25-00, 05:37 PM
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I would like to paint the vinyl walls in our doublewide. Does anyone know how I should prepare the surface?
 
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Old 01-26-00, 05:30 AM
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Jana,

I'm not familiar with the vinyl used in a manufactured home, so I can't say for sure what will work.

Try this in an inconspicuous area first.

Wash the walls well. Make sure all soap (or tsp) residue is off. Prime with a zinsser primer such as BIN or Benjamin Moore's "Fresh Start". These primers bond very well to slick surfaces.

Now paint with an acrylic (latex) paint.
 
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Old 02-07-00, 06:44 PM
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The vinyl walls are what we call a "photogenic finish" In order to get proper adhesion to these walls, it is important to scuff sand them a little to provide a profile for bonding primers to stick to, The Fresh Start mentioned by bob is a correct primer for this situation but I would like to add that you should let this product cure for a couple of days to ensure maximum bond to the surface. Finish with what ever you like. http://msnhomepages.talkcity.com/Cla...Ct/nayerpaint/
 
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