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    Licensed | Bonded | Insured | (503) 989~7413
  • Color Box Painting LLC

    Licensed | Bonded | Insured | (503) 989~7413
  • Color Box Painting LLC

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Common Interior Paint Problems

BLISTERING

BLISTERING

Bubbles resulting from localized loss of adhesion, and lifting of the paint film from the underlying surface.

BLOCKING

BLOCKING

Undesirable sticking together of two painted surfaces when pressed together (e.g., a door sticking to the jamb).

BURNISHING

BURNISHING

Increase in gloss or sheen of paint film when subjected to rubbing, scrubbing or having an object brush up against it.

CAULK FAILURE

CAULK FAILURE

Loss of caulk's initial adhesion and flexibility, causing it to crack and/or pull away from the surfaces to which it it applied.

CRACKING / FLAKING

CRACKING / FLAKING

The splitting of a dry paint film through at least one coat as a result of aging, which ultimately will lead to complete failure of the paint. In its early stages, the problem appears as hairline cracks; in its later stages, flaking occurs.

FOAMING / CRATERING

FOAMING / CRATERING

Formation of bubbles (foaming) and resulting small, round concave depressions (cratering) when bubbles break in a paint film, during paint application and drying.

LAPPING

LAPPING

Appearance of a denser color or increased gloss where wet and dry layers overlap during paint application.

MILDEW

MILDEW

Black, gray or brown spots or areas on the surface of paint or caulk.

MUD CRACKING

MUD CRACKING

Deep, irregular cracks resembling dried mud in dry paint film.

PICTURE FRAMING

PICTURE FRAMING

An effect of non uniform color that can appear when a wall is painted with a roller, but is brushed at the corners. The brushed areas generally appear darker, resembling the "frame" of a "picture." Also, sprayed areas may be darker than neighboring sections that are brushed or rolled. Picture framing can also refer to sheen effects.

POOR HIDING

POOR HIDING

Failure of dried paint to obscure or "hide" the surface to which it is applied.

POOR PRINT RESISTANCE

POOR PRINT RESISTANCE

Tendency of paint film to take on the imprint of an object that is placed on it (e.g., a shelf, table, window sill or countertop with books, dishes and other objects on them).

POOR SCRUB RESISTANCE

POOR SCRUB RESISTANCE

Tendency of paint film to take on the imprint of an object that is placed on it (e.g., a shelf, table, window sill or countertop with books, dishes and other objects on them).

POOR SHEEN UNIFORMITY

POOR SHEEN UNIFORMITY

Shiny spots or dull spots (also known as "flashing") on a painted surface; uneven gloss.

POOR STAIN RESISTANCE

POOR STAIN RESISTANCE

Failure of the paint to resist absorption of dirt and stains.

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