Painting Tips
Alligatoring  Blistering  Blocking  Burnishing  Cracking/Flaking 
Efforescence  Exterior Fade  Frosting  Mildew  Nail Head Rusting 
Peeling  Picture Framing  Poor Hiding  Poor Sheen Uniformity 
Roller Marks/Excessive Stipple  Surfactant Leaching  Vinyl Siding Warp  Wrinkling  

Black, gray or brown areas on the surface of paint, caulk or other surfaces

Naturally occuring growths on the surface of paint films

Test for mildew using household bleach
Properly treat and prime the surface before applying a paint or stain
Avoid using flat paints and alkyd paints for exterior use
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