How to Paint a UPVC Door - with Rust-Oleum Universal All Surface Paint

How to Paint a UPVC Door - with Rust-Oleum Universal All Surface Paint

Rather than completely removing an ugly UPVC front door which can be very expensive, transform the way it looks and add instant appeal with Rust-Oleum All-Surface Paint.

Recent research has shown that the right door colour can add up to £4000 to the value of your home whilst unpopular colours such as brown can decrease the value by £700. So giving your front door a refresh is a no brainer whether you are looking to sell or wanting to make your visitors swoon.


Front door painted in Rust-Oleum All Surface Paint


Rust-Oleum have created an easy to follow guide that has everything you need to know about painting your UPVC front door.


Before and after of a UPVC door


What you will need:

Rust-Oleum Universal All Surface Paint (approx 1 Litre to paint the front and back of a standard exterior door)

Zinsser's Universal Degreaser & Cleaner

2x Cloths


  • Rust-Oleum have taken the hard work out of painting with their All Surface paint as it is formulated to need minimal preparation.
  • Firstly if possible we recommend to remove any hardware from the door such as the letter box or handle. Although not essential it will give you the best finish.
  • Thoroughly clean the door with Zinsser’s Universal Degreaser & Cleaner, ensure it is free from dust and contaminates and allow to fully dry.
  • Apply two coats of Rust-Oleum Universal All Surface Paint using a brush or short pile mohair roller.
  • Tip: when using a roller lay off immediately with a brush.
  • Finally, allow to dry and admire your new door.


Interior view of paint front door

Did you know? This handy paint also comes in a spray bottle for quick application.

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