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Paint Problems

The number of problems you can run into while painting your home can be huge. Paint peeling off of surfaces, blistering paint, burnishing finishes, cracking, and more.

But fear not, these problems can all be solved with a little patience and know how.

Lucky for you, we’ve put together a huge list of different paint problems, how to identify them, and how to fix each problem so that you can end up with a beautifully painted home.

Paint Problems and Solutions


Mold and Mildew on Walls

Mildew and Mold on Walls: How to Clean It and Repaint

An unpleasant surprise most commonly found on the ceilings of bathrooms and in the corners beneath your sink, mold on walls not only looks unwelcoming but could also cause health problems for people with compromised respiratory systems, like severe allergies and asthma.

How to fix cracking paint

Cracking Paint: The Best Method To Fix Cracking Paint

Cracking paint is an example of what is professionally called “paint failure”, even though most times it’s not the paint’s fault at all, but rather the way it was applied.


How to fix paint burnishing

Paint Burnishing: What It Is and How to Fix It

Paint burnishing or “marring” refers to a paint’s sheen and gloss level, either heightening and giving off a shiny appearance, as seen in darker colors or developing a dull paint film.

How to fix and prevent paint wrinkling

Paint Wrinkling: How To Fix and Prevent It

Paint wrinkling is when the top paint coat crinkles and develops ridges, which bunch into a rough skin. This is both visible to the naked eye, and also obvious to the touch.


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