Click it and Chip It!

Have you ever found a photo that has colors that call out to you and think “I’d like to paint my living room with these colors”?  Well, now Sherwin-Williams makes it easy for you...

Paint Problems: Peeling

Peeling: Loss of paint due to poor adhesion. Where there is a primer and a top coat, or multiple coats of paint, peeling may involve some or all coats. Possible Cause: Seepage of moisture through...

Paint Problems: Nailhead Rusting

Nailhead Rusting: Reddish-brown stains on the paint surface. Possible Cause: Non-galvanized iron nails have begun to rust, causing bleed-through to the top coat. Non-galvanized iron nails have not...

Paint Problems: Mildew

What Is Mildew? Black, gray, or brown areas on the surface of paint or caulk. Possible Cause: Forms most often on areas that tend to be damp, and receive little or no direct sunlight (walls with a...

Paint Problems: Chalking

What is Chalking? Chalking is the formation of fine powder on the surface of the paint film during weathering, which can cause color fading. Although some degree of chalking is normal, desirable way...

Paint Problems: Blistering

What is Blistering ? Bubbles resulting from localized loss of adhesion and lifting of the paint film from the underlying surface. Possible Cause: Painting a warm surface in direct...