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Old 07-21-2011, 07:01 AM   #1
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Any ideas. Painting exterior Building that has black faded awnings. I suggested painting them but they are worried it will flake off. I have painted vinyl awnings before and they came out great and are still like new 3 years later.

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Flat or low luster latex house paint. Done many of these. Works great and lasts longer that the canvas.

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Same. Did a canvas umbrella at a friend's cottage like 10 years ago with latex paint and it looks great still today. And they are right on the ocean.
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Recently did a vinyl awning at a local car lot with DTM..... I guess it's DTV now lol
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You can't blame them for worrying about it. Doesn't seem like it would last but latex does work great on canvas. Give it a good wash and dry first.
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