Common Problems

Unsure about a particular surface you need to paint? Here’s a comprehensive guide on most types of paint problems you may encounter for both interior and exterior paint jobs.

DIY Blistering

Blistering

DIY Blocking

Blocking

DIY Burnishing

Burnishing

Sealant Failures

Sealant Failures

Cracking / Flaking

Cracking / Flaking

Foaming / Cratering

Foaming / Cratering

Lapping

Lapping

Mud Cracking

Mud Cracking

Fungal Contamination

Fungal Contamination

Roller Marks / “Stipple”

Mottling

Efflorescence / Mottling

Poor Hiding (Coverage)

Poor Hiding (Coverage)

Poor Print Resistance

Poor Print Resistance

Poor Scrub Resistance

Poor Scrub Resistance

Poor Sheen Uniformity

Poor Sheen Uniformity

Poor Stain Resistance

Poor Stain Resistance

Picture Framing

Picture Framing

Roller Spattering

Roller Spattering

Sagging

Sagging

Surfactant Leaching

Surfactant Leaching

Yellowing

Yellowing

Crocodiling

Crocodiling

Chalking

Chalking

Chalk Run-Down

Chalk Run-Down

Dirt Pickup

Dirt Pickup

Poor Flow / Levelling

Poor Flow / Levelling

Fading

Fading

Frosting

Frosting

Tannin Staining

Tannin Staining

Nailhead Rusting

Nailhead Rusting

Paint Incompatibility

Paint Incompatibility

Peeling

Peeling

Poor Alkali Resistance

Poor Alkali Resistance

Poor Galvanised Metal

Poor Galvanised Metal

Poor Gloss Retention

Poor Gloss
Retention

Algal Contamination

Fungal / Algal Contamination

Wax Bleed

Wax Bleed

Wrinkling

Wrinkling

DIY Paint Tips

DIY Tips

FAQ

FAQ

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