When everything goes right, you have a perfect smooth finish in a color you love. But "What If?" Yes we live in a not perfect world and Glidden is here to help you get to the smooth finish with these troubleshooting tips and solves if things aren't going exactly your way.
Tanning Stains — Brown/tan discoloration that typically occurs on woods such as redwood, cedar and mahogany.
Poor Alkali Resistance — Color loss on fresh masonry caused by applying paint to masonry that has not cured for a full year.
Peeling — Large sections of exterior paint peeling away from the surface, usually caused when moisture seeps through the exterior walls from inside the house.
Nailhead Rusting — Rust spots on exterior paint surface caused by using non-galvanized nails.
Fading — Occurs when exterior paint color fades because of age or sun exposure.
Dirt pickup — Accumulation of dirt on siding caused by the natural aging of exterior paint or the use of a low-quality paint.
Chipping/Flaking — Specks of flaking paint caused by spreading the paint too thinly during application
Chalking — A fine powder on the paint's surface associated with old or poor-quality exterior paints.
Alligatoring — Cracked paint.
Yellowing — Development of a yellow cast in aging paint; most noticeable in the dried films of white paints or clear varnishes.