Solution for wall paint problems

Recognise the problem on wall paint and its solution.

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Q & A

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Questions Regarding Paint Problems

There are two causes of faded paint, namely :
For the wall application, the alkaline salt is emerged due to the wall surface condition that is not fully dried when the paint is applied on the wall
Using the paint which does not resist sunshine exposure, mostly happened with the colour of red, yellow or orange

Solution:

  1. Scrap/peel off the previous paint
  2. Apply the Alkaline wall sealer before applied the final paint
  3. Use the recommended paint for exterior
  4. Use the non-bright colour paint, such as cream and white. Please consult with the chemist for the colour selection.

There are two causes make the paint often being peeled off, namely :

  1. The paint is exfoliated because the paint is not well applied in the wall surface that is caused by the dump, oily or dirty walls.
  2. Applying the paint on the surface of the previous paint, which is already calcified or peeled off.

Solution:

  1. Scrap the previous paint clean, use the Glotex Paint Remover to scrap the previous paint faster
  2. Clean the entire surface perfectly
  3. Apply the high-quality wall paint to produce a perfect result.

There are two causes that make the painted wall being calcified, namely:

  1. Applying the low-quality wall paint or applying the interior wall paint for the exterior wall.
  2. Overused of the paint thinner.

Solution:

  1. Use the paint based on its instruction in the packaging
  2. Whenever would like to re-paint the calcified wall, please ensure to clearly clean the wall’ surface perfectly using a wet cloth to get rid of its whitewash layer.
  3. Afterwards, apply the sealer and then continued with the new paint.

There are two causes that make fungus appears on the wall, namely :

  1. The fungus appears on the wall because the interior wall was still damp during the painting.
  2. Overused of paint thinner.

Solution:

  1. Re-paint the musty wall.
  2. Before the wall being re-painted, spray the wall with fungicide and leave it for 24 hours; then brush and clean the wall with water in order to get rid of its chemical substation.

There are three causes of the paint that not able to dry fast, namely:

  1. The synthetic alkyd paint that is applied to the wet wall, usually it is called as saponification.
  2. It is because of the overuse of thinner.
  3. The epoxy type of paint is not mixed with hardener.

 Solution:

  1. Use the paint based on the instruction written in the packaging.
  2. The alkyd paint that is applied on the wall should be scrapped off and dried first.

There are two causes that make the application result looked rough, namely :

  1. Using the overly thick paint
  2. Using the applicator tools (roll or brush) in several repetitions.

Solution:

  1. Have the paint thinner accordant with the instruction written on the packaging, which is 5-10%
  2. Use the suitable applicator tools

A sheen difference happened on the type of oil paint, such as synthetic alkyd paint, epoxy paint or the other types of oil pants. It is caused by:

  1. During the paint application period:
    a. There is the over usage of thinner/ diluents liquid
    b. Using the low quality of thinner
  1. After several times of paint application:
    It was caused by the sunshine exposure on the less durable type of paints.

Solution:

  1. Use the paint based on the usage instruction written on the packaging
  2. Alkyd paint that was applied on the wall should be peeled off, cleaned up and being dried.

There are two causes that make the brush/roll marks visible on the surface and looked rough, namely;

  1. Applying the overly thick paint liquid
  2. Using the applicator tools (roll or brush) in continuous usages.

Solution:

  1. Have the paint thinner accordant with the instruction written on the packaging, which is 5-10%
  2. Use the suitable applicator tools
  3. Do not use the applicator tools in continuous usages, or change the applicator tools after several usages