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Painting Dirt Pick-up For Phoenix/Gilbert Residents

Definition: Accumulation of dirt, dust and/or other debris on the paint film; may resemble mildew. When you are painting avoid dirt pick-up.   CAUSES: * Use of low-quality paints ...
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Problem: Burnishing For Phoenix/Gilbert Residents

Definition: Increase in gloss or sheen of the paint film when rubbed, scrubbed or brushed up against; more noticeable in darker colors. Problem: Burnishing   CAUSES: ...
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Problem Chalking For Phoenix/Gilbert Residents

Definition: The formation of fine powder on the surface of the paint, due to weathering. Progression: All paints chalk to some degree; it is a normal, ...
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Paint Blocking For Phoenix/Gilbert Residents

Definition: Paint blocking occurs when two freshly painted surfaces stick together when pressed against each other, such as a door sticking to the jamb or window ...
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10 Uses For Leftover House Paint For Phoenix/Gilbert Residents

Finished up your paint job and have leftover house paint? No worries! Here are 10 great ideas for putting it to good use! According to the Environmental Protection Agency, ...
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Paint Blistering For Phoenix/Gilbert Residents

Definition: Lifting of the paint film from the underlying surface, which appears as bubbles or blisters in the paint, usually caused by heat, moisture or a ...
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