Common Painting Defects

Goldenland painters know all the common painting defects and we know how to avoid them in painting, once they happened our painters know how to fix these defects.

Low coverage is normally caused by improper thinning and application, rough texture of plaster, highly absorbent surface and top coating directly over putty without applying primer.

Blinstering is caused by trapped gases or moisture in paint film,  they might be found in enamels. To prevent them top coat application are not given too thick film.

Poor adhesion is caused by that paint was applied over greasy, oily, or too smooth a surface, application over loose particles such as rust or dust, previous coating was not sanded properly, application over partially dried coat. A fine surface preparation will prevent them to happen.

Chalking is caused by paint was applied over greasy, oily, or too smooth a surface, application over loose particles such as rust or dust; previous coating was not sanded properly, application over partially dried coat. Proper surface preparation will help a lot.

Sags and paint runs are caused by application of excessively thick coat and use of a wrong thinner. To fix them we apply finish coat using recommended thinner.

Brush marks of course are caused by poor quality brushes were used for the painting, careless application or highly viscous paint; We use proper brushes and a thin paint and we sand the surface to get a smooth finish.

Patchiness is caused by finish coat over spot puttied surfaces, high alkalinity, putty was not completely dry or thick coat of putty was applied. We allow new walls to get cured for at least three months, we apply thin coats of putty, we always apply a primer coat after applying spot putty and we sandwich coats of putty with primer and fill up the cracks in plaster with sand cement mixture.

Paint yellowing is casued by not getting natural sunlight particularly for enamels or the paint film is receiving too much sunlight. We clean the surface and repaint, and we improve daylight and ventilation for inside work.

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