3 Common Paint Problems
and How to Fix Them
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Every homeowner wants a flawless
paint job in every part of their home.
If you've dealt with paint problems in
the past, you have probably repainted
your wall repeatedly.
If you don’t want to do this
frequently, continue watching. A
newly painted wall is always pleasing
to the eyes. However, you might
notice a few changes, especially if
someone didn't do the paint job right.
If you see cracking, peeling,
chalking, or bubbling, something
might be wrong.
Not knowing how to fix peeling
paint and other problems can be
frustrating, but we’re here to save
you from water-based exterior
paint problems and more!
Paint issues can occur inside and
outside of your property. When this
happens, you don’t have to hide
under the covers. There are ways
you can fix them.
Paint Flaking, Clumping, or
Like other paint problems, cracking
may not be a big deal at first. It may
only show at the first coat of paint.
However, if not taken care of, a
minuscule crack can become dry
Cracks happen if someone did not
prepare the surface properly.
Here are other reasons why paint
Applying the paint too thinly. Putting
too much paint thinner can also cause
your new paint job to split or crack.
Putting too much force when
applying the paint can also result in
clumping of paint when it dries.
Not allowing the paint to dry before
applying the next coat. Paint can
also crack due to age, humidity, and
If the area affected is big, repainting
may be the only option. But if the
portion with cracked paint is still
manageable, you can do the
Remove the flaky paint, and sand the
area to even out the edges. After that,
clean it, and put on a primer.
Repaint all the affected spots while
being careful of the amount of
paint you apply.
If you’re wondering how to fix wall
paint peeling and what causes it,
here’s the answer! Almost every
homeowner scratches their head