An Understanding Of Various Paint Failures And Remedies

Paint Failures can be caused by many reasons like Poor workmanship, lack of adhesion and incorrect type of paint. Due to this various problems like blistering and chalking of paints take place. In this blog we will be discussing about various versions of Paint Failures and its remedies.

Blistering Of Paints

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Blistering of paint is due to moisture which forces up the paint film into little bubbles and is a major paint failure. A rapid rise in temperature will cause the vapors to expand and produce blisters.Make sure the surface is clean and dry and apply primer before painting and avoid painting in hot temperature.

Bleeding is the staining or seeping through of a soluble dye from the substrate through the top coat color.To Avoid Bleeding Of Paints, before painting ensures all contamination, especially bitumen and tar deposits, are thoroughly removed, Carry out a solvent test to check if a soluble dye exists.

Bleeding Of Paints

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Chalking Of Paint

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Chalking is the powdering of the surface paint due to external exposure and lack of paint binder. It is caused by choice of the wrong hardener, poor aftercare of paint work, color coats applied too thick. To avoid chalking of paints, always use recommended hardener and mixing ratio and you should do regular paintwork maintenance.

Paint flaking happen when the paint has inadequate adhesion and flexibility. Cracking and flaking can also result when paint is applied too thinly. Inadequate surface preparation can also cause these failures. Proper ventilation can fix most interior moisture problems. High-moisture areas such as bathrooms with showers should have exhaust fans installed. Scrape sand or scrub with a wire brush to remove all loose and peeling paint.

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