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Refinish clear anodized aluminum


I am looking for information to restore the clear anodized finish on aluminum mullions that have been installed on a window wall system at my project.

A wet concrete saw cutter splashed some concrete slurry onto the mullions and has since dried. The slurry has stained the aluminum finish and appears to a milky cloud on the aluminum.

Therefore, I am looking for an economical solution to re-finish the aluminum mullions. We have reviewed options of cladding over the discolored mullions and complete replacement of mullions.

Thank you for your time. If anyone has any suggestions to my problem, I would greatly appreciate them.

Gail SusonProject Manager
construction - Raleigh, North Carolina


Sorry to hear about your problem. It sounds like the concrete is off of the mullions and the aluminum is discolored? Everbrite Protective Coating is an easy to apply, clear, one part, self leveling coating that will refinish aluminum extrusions to look new again. It will also protect the substrate against fading, oxidation and corrosion. It is very economical-10-14 cents per square foot, will last for many years and can be maintained indefinitely. Take a look at our webpage, or feel free to call if you have any questions.

Teresa Sedmak
Everbrite, Inc.
supporting advertiser  
 Reno, Nevada

Grill protected with Everbrite


Is Everbrite appropriate for surfaces exposed to direct heat? I am trying to restore the exterior finish on a grey anodized pot that accidentally went through the dishwasher.

Sara Stewart
- Florence, South Carolina

March 29, 2008

I am a horse trainer in Virginia and just recently purchased a 10 year old 6 horse gooseneck trailer. The skin of this trailer is anodized aluminum but over the years, weather, etc. the skin has become dull, streaked (like a shower door) and has a cloudy and stained appearance. I would like to find a way to bring the beauty of this once highly reflective surface back again! Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Kate Thomas
shipping horses - Virginia

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