DESCRIPTION

Tendency of a roller to throw off small droplets of paint during application.

POSSIBLE CAUSE

   
  • Applying the coating (e.g., primer or paint) too fast.
     
  • Using a roller cover with the wrong nap for the product.
     
  • Overloading the roller cover with paint.
     
  • Overworking the paint once it is applied to a substrate (e.g., the surface to be painted).
     
  • Thinning of product.

SOLUTION

See Lead Information.
              

  • Follow label and data page directions for the appropriate roller type and size for the product.
     
  • Use quality roller covers, which have proper resiliency and reduce spattering.
     
  • Use quality paints that are formulated to minimize spattering.
     
  • Follow label and data page directions for thinning the paint.

INTERIOR

EXTERIOR

SUGGESTED FINISH
Duration®
SuperPaint®
A-100®
WoodScapes®
or reapply the same coating

See Exterior Paints