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Peeling: Wood
 
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Description:
The paint has lost adhesion and is coming off in single or multiple coats.

Cause:
  • There is moisture trapped under the paint.
  • Painting over a contaminated surface.
  • Improper surface preparation.
  • There is a lack of adhesion due to painting over a hard shiny surface.
Prevention:
  • Eliminate the source of moisture.
  • Clean the surface of all contaminants.
  • Use the proper surface preparation.
  • Use the correct paint for the job, a pure acrylic latex.
Cure:
Strip the surface of all loose or failing paint using a power wash if feasible. Feather sand any rough edges. Repaint with a top quality pure acrylic latex.

  


Courtesy of The Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute

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