Vinyl and Aluminum Siding Painting - ProTEK Painters - Newton, MA - Taupe

Yes, We Can Paint Vinyl Siding Exteriors

Don't Replace. Repaint!

Ideally, you should thoroughly clean your vinyl siding every year.

Dirt, grime, mold, and mildew accumulate on your vinyl siding. Asphalt driveway sealer, oil, tar, soot, certain cleaning products, wet concrete, and other chemicals can all harm your vinyl siding’s finish.

Vinyl is susceptible to staining from contact with insect, bird, and spider droppings, lime deposits, and pollen. Herbicides, fertilizers, and insecticides are some other primary culprits.

In the 70s and 80s, marketing for vinyl siding promised a 'maintenance-free' experience. While it did have its advantages, it wasn't as low maintenance or durable as believed.

Sun can cause your vinyl siding to fade. Rain will eventually wash away the enamel coating. Or you could just grow tired of the siding color and want a change. If you have any of these issues, it's time for a paint job. Save thousands of dollars and paint vinyl siding rather than replacing it.

Artillery Fungus on Vinyl Siding

This fungus often grows in shredded wood mulch used in landscaping around a home.

Artillery Fungus on Vinyl Siding - ProTEK Painters - Paint Vinyl Siding - Newton MAIt propels sticky spores up to 20 feet into the air. These spores cling to the sides of your home, reaching as high as the second story. They even attach to cars parked in your driveway.

The spores look like specks of black tar. They are very difficult to remove without damaging the vinyl’s surface.

Even if you can remove them by scraping, power washing, or using harsh chemicals, they leave behind a brown stain as well as any damage done during their removal.

ProTEK Painters to the rescue!

It is possible to paint over artillery fungus and the stains they cause with a special process that includes light sanding and priming. Our experienced and knowledgeable team can restore and refresh your vinyl siding.

NOTE: If you are having an artillery fungus issue, we recommend replacing wood mulch with stone or decorative gravel.

Preparation is Key When You Paint Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding requires specialized cleaning and exterior painting preparation to ensure the longevity of the new paint. We utilize the latest technology in paint coatings to provide incredibly durable results.

The Process

The steps to painting vinyl are similar to other types of exterior house painting (i.e., aluminum, wood, stucco).

✔  We meticulously clean the siding to remove dirt, debris, mold, and stains. Our methods ensure water does not get in between the panel courses as we clean the surface.

✔  Because it's vulnerable to weather damage, we may recommend some repairs.

✔  Then we ensure the surface is dry before adding the paint color of your choice.

Benefit from our color consultation services. We can help you achieve a new color scheme, match your existing color, or even match the neighbor's house!

Ready to Refresh Your Vinyl Siding?

ProTEK Painters offers all of the credentials and experience you need in an exterior painting contractor:

Browse exterior painting FAQs for more information. We also restore and paint stucco and aluminum siding.

Call 617-977-6835 or schedule an estimate online for a free consultation and written proposal to paint your vinyl siding today.

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