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Paint Problems


Touch-Up Failure


Touch-up failure: A difference in color and appearance between the original paint and the touch-up spots.

Touch-up failure causes: Poor technique. Touching up with a different batch number and applicator. Touching up at different temperatures. Failure to reduce the touch-up paint by up to 25%. Touching up marks that could be removed by washing with a sponge and liquid detergent.

Touch-up solutions: Always use the same batch number when available. Try to wash the mark off first with a sponge and liquid detergent. Use only enough paint to cover the mark, excess paint may cause a halo. Use a feathering-in technique, avoid dabbing. Thin paint up to 25%.

Primers & interior finishes: Priming is essential for better adhesion, sheen uniformity, mildew control and durability. Select a top quality interior paint in the color and sheen of your choice.