Problem Solvers

The Paint Problem Solver is a comprehensive guide that provides detailed information on most types of paint problems. Organized into interior and exterior categories, each paint problem includes a photo for better identification. The 'cause' and 'solution' information enables you to address the situation and prevent it from reoccurring.

Depending on your paint issue, select from the 'Interior' or 'Exterior' links and start the process to obtain a quality paint finish.

BLISTERING

BLOCKING

BURNISHING

CRACKING / FLAKING

FOAMING / CRATERING

MUD CRACKING

PICTURE FRAMING

POOR FLOW / LEVELING

POOR HIDING

POOR PRINT RESISTANCE

POOR STAIN RESISTANCE

ROLLER MARKS / "STIPPLE"

WRINKLING

YELLOWING

ALLIGATORING

CHALKING

CHALK RUN-DOWN

CRACKING / FLAKING

EFFLORESCENCE / MOTTLING

FADING / POOR COLOR RETENTION

PEELING

POOR ALKALI RESISTANCE

WRINKLING