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Our house has a Victorian bay window and what appears to be chunky masonry/concrete window sills. They look like they are painted with some form of gloss which has become flaky and green over the years.

I want to repaint it and after either stripping or sanding I want to know what paint to use. I was going to buy some good quality masonry paint to use to paint the walls of our house (combination of brick/render) and wonder if I can use the same paint on the windows sills?

But masonry paint sometimes looks thinner than gloss paint and I wondered if should I buy some proper masonry gloss paint (if that exists?)

Thanks.

  • I've decided to strip the paint off using a hot air gun which seems to be working, so now I will have the plain masonry. From looking at other houses, the gloss paint seems more solid and the masonry paint seems to pick up dirt more than the gloss paint. – peter.swallow Jun 14 '16 at 13:55
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Yes this paint is out there go to a masonry supply they will hook you right up it will be oil base so get the proper cleaning agent for your brushes and rollers.

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