How to Choose the Best Painting Company

The holiday weekend is over. You’ve been working hard outside for months preparing for this specific weekend. The mulch is down; the lawn has been mowed (probably three or four times now); the...

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...