Caliente (AF-290) is a spicy, gorgeous shade of red that immediately catches the eye and is interpreted to represent aspects of change, strength, drama, happiness, intelligence, confidence, and desire. With such a bold choice, the color experts at Benjamin Moore have declared that it’s time for us all to embrace a little more passion in our lives and homes.
The Problem:A common exterior paint issue resulting in the development of a fine powder on a surface coating due to weathering. All paints have a tendency to chalk over time. High quality paints may chalk mildly, but maintain a sound surface for several years. Medium and heavy chalking is characteristic of lower quality paints and can cause color fading, as well as make it difficult for any new top coatings to adhere.
The Problem:An uneven appearance in the paint film due to an increase in gloss or sheen. This most often occurs in flat paints and darker colors when subjected to rubbing, scrubbing or being brushed up against.
The Problem:Bubbling and blistering of the paint surface resulting from the loss of adhesion and lifting of the paint film from the underlying surface. If not corrected, this condition will lead to the paint peeling.
The Problem:A common exterior paint issue, wax bleed is a discoloration of the paint film caused by additives used to make reconstituted hardboard siding more resistant to moisture. Learn how to fix and avoid this issue.