What is the best paint to use over fiberglass?
Acrylic paint adheres well to fiberglass, overcoming one of the main challenges to painting this material. Acrylic paint is less likely to crack and blister, and will hold up well to cleaning. This water-based paint is easy to apply, and contains fewer chemicals, so is more environmentally friendly.
What’s the best way to paint a fiberglass boat?
- Most people will use a standard “roll and tip” method for painting large surface areas of a boat.
- One important tip for creating the best surface is to apply multiple, thin, consistent coats, as opposed to one or two thick ones.
Can you paint directly on fiberglass?
Fibreglass can be tough to paint over as it needs to be suitably prepared and primed for topcoats to properly adhere and stick to the surface. Zinsser’s Bulls Eye 1-2-3 is ideal for priming fibreglass as it provides a perfect key for topcoats.