Five Common Paint Problems
Today’s super-convenient paints are so versatile and easy to use that some folks don’t realize how to apply them properly. This can result in a number of unpleasant surprises. Let’s take a short survey of five common paint problems and how to avoid them.
The Problem: Also known as hatbanding, picture framing is an uneven appearance arising from two or more application techniques on the same wall. Typically, the problem appears as a dark border surrounding a lighter field. Usually, this shows up when you cut-in the edges with a brush and either roll or spray the interior. Picture framing indicates differences in film build: a thick brushed-in coat vs a thinner rolled coat or thicker sprayed coat.