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Adhesion Failure – Paint Peeling From Brick and Masonry

Not all buildings are created equal… Even though concrete structures have gained lot of popularity over the last decade, masonry and brick facilities still offer a lot of value. A time-tested material, masonry structures are easy to upkeep and maintain, while offering a lasting value and energy efficiency. These structures offer higher protection against fire, […]

Adhesion Test – Coating EPDM Roof

ADHESION TESTING What is an adhesion test? In the paint and roof coatings industries, paint adhesion testing is often used to determine if the paint or coating will adhere properly to the substrates to which they are applied. This is a very important test to perform since no matter how good the coating may be […]

Spray vs Brush?

This seems to be a common question from home owners and  I hope I can help clarify what exactly it is you want from your painter in regards to spraying or brushing trim and doors.   Lets ask a few questions:      Why do I need to choose between one or the other?   There […]

Who is responsible for paint failure?

In a recent conversation over at Paint Talk, the subject of paint failure is a popular topic. At one time or another, we will all get the dreaded call, “the paint you applied is peeling” and we feel our hearts stop! We replay the whole job sequencing in our head and wonder, “did I miss […]

Chalking Paint

This is a very important question, especially if you live in the hot arid areas. The first step is to understand how the chalking occurs so you can avoid it or prolong it as much as possible. Chalking is created when the binding agent in paint begins to deteriorate. In Venice Florida, the general causes […]