How to Fix Bubbling or Cracking Paint Problems in Shelter Island, NY

When you are painting your home’s walls you want them to look clean and even. The problems start to occur when you make mistakes that are common to amateurs. There are some parts of painting your home that can be difficult starting with choosing the right color. You also have to pick the right finish from matte to gloss that will work best for your home. Aside from this part of painting your home you still need to ensure that the job is done right. That is why there are professionals that have trained and have experience in painting homes to end with a great end result. If you have ever chosen to try and paint your own home you may have experienced some of these common issues and wonder how it happened. L.W. Winslow Painting, Inc. lists common paint problems that can occur in your home.

Cracking Paint

One of the most common problems that people have with paint in their home is cracking. These cracks can start right after a paint has dried or even over some time. There are several factors that can cause your paint to crack. One is if you have painted and the paint has dried too quickly. It can be due to the heat surrounding the area. The paint needs to cure and dry at an appropriate length of time. It this process occurs too fast it can lead to cracking. This seems to also happen when you are using a low quality paint. Another reason that paint will start to crack is when you have not properly prepared the surface correctly. You can prevent this from occurring by ensuring that the walls is prepared properly before the paint goes on. Be sure to use a good quality paint and hire a professional painting company.

Paint Bubbling

This is an occurrence that happens when the layers of paint that are on your wall separate from one another. The paint should lay on the wall and dry together so when they separate there is often times air under that layers that will cause the paint to bubble. One of the most common reasons this happens is when you paint a wall that has not been cleaned. You need to wash down the wall and knock off any debris and dirt that will keep space between the paint. This can also start to happen when the room or area has too high of humidity. The moisture in the air can cause the paint to not dry and set in the right order leaving moisture under dry parts. This will cause the paint to raise up and form a bubble. You can remove these bubbles by stripping then off or sanding them down. Then you need to be sure that you have cleaned the area well before you apply the paint again. You can always use a professional painting company that will prep and clean the walls to get a good balanced surface of paint.

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