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Maybe you've grown weary of that bland beige siding, or perhaps your home's once-vibrant colors have begun to fade. Before sprucing any vinyl up with new paint, be sure to remove any mold, moss, or dirt accumulated there. A home improvement store might have extra tips. Use paint that's a blend of urethane and acrylic resin.
Brush painting is best. For home exteriors, start at the top and paint horizontally, working your way downward after you finish each line. Stay away from dark colors. They attract heat, and the end result can be dried-up, cracked vinyl.