Painting is expensive and costs a lot of time and effort. That’s why it is such a shame to find all that time and money wasted when the paint starts bubbling up. There are a lot of reasons for house paint bubbling to occur, and it is important to be mindful of all of them to avoid it happening in the future.In this article, you will know all the do’s and don'ts of painting and what you can do to fix paint bubbles.
Why Is My Paint Bubbling
and How to Fix It?
B L O G | J E F F S C H U L T Z P A I N T I N G
Spending so much time and effort on
painting or repainting walls at home
can sometimes result in serious
disappointment when you wake up
one day and find that it has started
Paint bubbling is one of the most
common problems in house painting.
Bubbles can form long after the paint
There are many things you can do to
avoid this issue, but before going into
all of that, you must understand why
the paint is bubbling to begin with.
Paint bubbles occur when paint is
lifted from the surface its coating.
When exposed to too much heat or
moisture, the adhesives that hold the
paint to the surface get thinner and
will eventually lose the ability to stick.
House paint bubbling will then lead to
There are a lot of ways to stop this
from happening, or even fix it when it
happens. Here are five reasons why
your paint is bubbling and five tips for
how to fix bubbling paints.
1. Dirty Surfaces.
Every single painting user manual
starts with instructions to clean the
walls or the surface where you are
planning to paint over.
This is the most important part of
preparation because paint will stick
better on clean walls.
No matter how much you clean your
walls, dirt and dust are still going to
come and stick to it.
Dirt and dust are the paint’s
microscopic enemies because just the
right amount of it will prevent the
paint from sticking effectively to any
How can you prevent this from
Before you start painting the walls or
ceiling, make sure to clean it
thoroughly, removing all the dirt and
dust in the process.
You can use a wet sponge and liquid
soap to scrub the wall, let it dry
completely, and start painting.
2. Forgetting to Use Primer.
Most of us don’t know the importance
of primer in painting. But it’s not just
an extra product or a mere suggestion
for the process.
Adding a layer of primer will create a
less porous surface to let the binders