When it comes to enhancing the appearance of your home, uPVC windows have become a popular choice due to their durability, energy efficiency, and low maintenance requirements. However, to update or personalise the look of these windows, many homeowners opt to spray their uPVC windows. But how long can you expect this finish to last? Keep reading to find out more about the lifespan of sprayed uPVC paint and the factors that can influence longevity.
What is uPVC paint?
Unplasticised polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) is a rigid and durable material used in window and door frames. uPVC paint is a specialised paint developed to coat these frames to achieve a desired colour or finish. This paint can transform the appearance of windows or doors to update the overall look of their home.
What is the lifespan of sprayed uPVC windows?
The longevity of sprayed uPVC windows is dependent on several factors. However, with proper maintenance and care these windows can last around 10 years or even longer. This figure is based on years of experience spray painting hundreds of houses. We provide a 10-year warranty with our uPVC spray painting work to give you confidence in our professional service. Using an electric spray painting gun is key to a long-lasting finish as the paint is applied efficiently in thin even layers.
What are the factors affecting the longevity of sprayed uPVC windows?
- Quality of uPVC frames
- Spray painting quality
- Environmental factors: sunlight, rainfall, temperature fluctuations etc can accelerate wear
- Maintenance: Regular maintenance is crucial
What are some tips to maintain the freshly painted look?
- Regular cleaning of the frames: Soapy water is all that is needed
- Sanding and repainting of scratches if they do occur
Will the uPVC paint fade in the sun?
We use high-quality UV-resistant pain that has been proven to not fade for at least 10 years. This resistance is due to their specialist formula with a heavy-duty solvent base designed for industrial application. Inferior paints fade due to changes in the chemical composition of the pigment due to sun damage.
What are the benefits of sprayed uPVC windows?
Wide range of colour options
Sprayed uPVC windows are a great solution for homeowners seeking to refresh the look of their uPVC frames without the need for costly replacements. With diligent care and maintenance, these windows can rival the lifespan of traditional uPVC windows, which typically lasts around 10 years or longer. To maximise the durability and aesthetic charm of sprayed uPVC windows, it is crucial to take into account key factors such as the quality of the frames, the sprayed coating, the prevailing environmental conditions, and a consistent maintenance routine. By addressing these considerations, homeowners can enjoy the longevity and visual appeal of their sprayed uPVC windows for many years to come.