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whogan
Protect from Sun fading

I have a steel exterior door that is exposed to morning direct sunlight. It is painted Barn RED and requires repainting about every year, or so, because it fades to a PINK color by the end of the summer season. I use Laxtex enamel exterior paint. Is there any protective coating or other paint that I can use to keep the paint from fading?
Thank you.

wnh

Timothy Miller
Re: Protect from Sun fading

Howdy, consider painting a clear coat sealer over the red paint. You will need to have the paint company sell you ones that are compatable and ask for uv resistant clear coat. This will last allot longer.

whogan
Re: Protect from Sun fading
Timothy Miller wrote:

Howdy, consider painting a clear coat sealer over the red paint. You will need to have the paint company sell you ones that are compatable and ask for uv resistant clear coat. This will last allot longer.

Thank you. Will do.
wnh

ed21
Re: Protect from Sun fading

Red paint is notorious for fading, although a year of service seems poor. I would try a different paint. Ask a paint store what they recommend.

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