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Exterior Paint Problem Solver

Listed below are some of the most common problems that thankfully have some straightforward answers.

Just locate the problem, click on it, and a more detailed description will appear.


Alligatoring

Alligatoring

Blistering Paint

Blistering​

Chalking Paint

Chalking​


Chalk Rundown​

Cracking and Flaking Paint

Cracking/Flaking​

Dirt Pick Up

Dirt Pick-up​

efflorescence and mottling

Efflorescence/Mottling​

fading and poor colour retention

​Fading/Poor Colour Retention

Frosting Paint Problem

Frosting​

Lapping Paint Problem

Lapping​

Mildew Paint Problem

Mildew​

Nail Rusting Problem

Nail-head Rusting​

Paint Incompatibility

​Paint Incompatibility

Peeling Paint Problem

Peeling​

Poor Alkali Resistance

Poor Alkali Resistance​

poor galvanized metal

​Poor Galvanized Metal

poor gloss retention

Poor Gloss Retention​

surfactant leaching

Surfactant Leaching​

tannin staining

Tannin Staining​

vinyl siding warp

​Vinyl Siding Warp

wax bleed paint problem

Wax Bleed​


Wrinkling​

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