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...

Low VOC Paint

What are Low VOC Paints? Low VOC Paints are paints that have low or no volatile organic compounds (VOC’s), are categorized as environmentally friendly because the emission of VOC’s into the air...

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Welcome to the Arch Painting Blog!

Welcome to Our Blog! Welcome to The Arch Painting blog! We are very excited about our new blog and look forward to sharing our ideas and experience on a variety of industry topics. We will add...