Problems and solutions

Cracks or peeling on varnished wooden surfacesρ

Cracks or peeling on varnished wooden surfacesρ Cracks appear on wooden varnished surfaces and the varnishes peel off, while the color of the wood has started to change. POSSIBLE CAUSES Poor quality varnish without satisfactory adhesion and elasticity. Multiple layers…

Cracks or small cracks

Cracks or small cracks In old masonry or in new plasters before painting we observe capillary cracks and small cracks. Possible causes Poor quality or old-fashioned masonry that has been maintained for years. Plasters do not have the right composition…

Cracking

Cracking Capillary or larger cracks on plastered surfaces. POSSIBLE CAUSES The most probable cause is the poor application of the plastering materials in combination with the poor quality and / or composition of the materials used. Earlier works (eg construction,…

Fading

Fading The hue of the color fades over time POSSIBLE CAUSES Poor quality paints with a high content of fillers, in combination with the use of paints with low resistance to sunlight). Application on external surfaces of plastic paints. Large…

Soft film / varnish

Soft film / varnish Creating a soft film after applying the varnish. POSSIBLE CAUSES Application of paint / s in very large thickness (no deep hardening) Application without good cleaning of the surface (oil residues, dust, etc.) Surface drying (not…

Cracking (mud cracking)

Cracking (mud cracking) Cracking that takes shape similar to that of mud when it dries and bursts. POSSIBLE CAUSES Apply paint in very large thickness (not proper drying and hardening). Poor quality paints with high content of fillers. In combination…

Wrinkles

Wrinkles Appearance of wrinkles on metal and / or wooden surfaces painted with Varnish. Possible causes Application of paint in very large thickness. Apply the next layer before the previous one dries. Surface drying (not deep) due to application at…

White powder

White powder Appearance of white dust or snow on the painted surface or whitewash that seems to “run” on the wall in the form of a waterfall. POSSIBLE CAUSES Plaster, brick and concrete salts are transported to the outer surface…

Transparent runs – glosses

Transparent runs – glosses Glosses in the form of spots or continuous transparent lines on external surfaces (as if a snail has passed). POSSIBLE CAUSES The painting of external masonry surfaces in conditions of increased humidity (fog, dew, frost, etc.)…

Foaming creation of craters or bubbles

Creating bubbles, which leave marks like craters on the surface of the paint. POSSIBLE CAUSES All paints (especially water-soluble ones) have a tendency to foam or bubble when applied. Excessive agitation of the paint before application.Extensive use of roller or…