The painting of shutters wood is something that must be done each time you paint the exterior of your home. In most of the houses in temperate places, this occurs every five or six years. Take your time without going in a hurry: when you start these projects, we should behave in such a way as to be then very pleased with the results. The shutters that are painted in the right way can really make a difference inside and outside the home. Here’s how to paint the wooden shutters .

First thing to do is to remove all the shutters, the easiest way is remove a page at a time and put each one of them in their place after it has been painted and dried. However, in this way you will lose more time, especially if you have several blinds or if you use the oil painting . A better use of time would be to remove all of the shutters in a single time and paint and leave to dry, after which put them back where they have been removed. This method is more effective, but you must remember to mark each shutter to which window belongs to, and if it is on the right or left side of the window.


Organize your workspace. This step requires more attention especially if you dismantle all the windows at once. Do not forget that every window needs to be cleaned, scraped and needs a primer before being painted. Organize your space so you can perform these tasks easily. Be sure to be a well-ventilated place to dry the blinds. Wipe the blinds. Use a mild solution of soap and water and wipe each with a cleaning brush, then rinse with a hose. After they are dry, you can go to the next step. This is also a good time to repair any shutters broken or cracked.

Scrape with a metal scraper scraping Try to keep to a minimum and, where it is necessary to scrape lightly with a little of sandpaper. Cover any area of wood exposed with a layer of enamel for external. If there is already oil painting on the shutters, then you should continue to use the oil painting If the shutters are covered with acrylic, you can continue with acrylic or cover with oil paint Paint the shutters with glossy paint Use glossy paint or semi-gloss turning the blinds often and make sure that there are no signs of dripping, after the painting put to dry mount the blinds after the paint has dried Now take a step back to admire your work.