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Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by devs, 5 May 2021.

  1. devs

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    Hi guys, I'm about to paint a shepards hut that I've got and wondered if I should be finishing these windows off?

    Is there anything that I could buy off the shelf that would arch around the half moon window?

    Should I just trim back the silicone and paint it in?

    What would you do? I have not access to joiners atm so creating something is not an option :(

    Thanks. IMG_0169.JPG IMG_0170.JPG
     
  2. johnny2007

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    Remove the silicone, prepare the lot for painting, then replace the silicone with paintable one and once dry go on with the paint.
     
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    Thank you mate!

    Would I actually dig the old out, cut a V channel? Any particular silicone you would recommend? Try and do a neater job, smooth it out and no need for any trim?

    Sorry for the Q's just a little unsure on this and want to get it right and looking good.

    Cheers!
     
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    I use soudal fixall which is strong and paintable.
    If you're not confident with silicone, mask the edges and then apply the silicone in the gap.
    Smooth it with a wet spatula for a very flat finish, then remove the masking tape an pass the spatula one last time.
    Let it dry and then paint.
     
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    Brilliant thanks very much mate, will give it a go! ;)

    Cheers.
     
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