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.
The Problem:The splitting of at least one coat of dry paint film, ultimately leading to complete failure of the paint if left untreated. Learn how to fix this problem with help from the experts at JC Licht.