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    Brush or Roller Marks (Poor Flow / Leveling) Flow and Leveling

    Failure of paint to dry to a smooth film, resulting in unsightly brush and roller marks after the paint dries.

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    Bubbling (Foaming / Cratering)

    Formation in the paint film of air bubbles (foaming) or small, round concave depressions (cratering).

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    Fisheyes

    Small circular, crater-like openings that appear during or shortly after the application.

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    Flow and Leveling (Poor)

    Failure of paint to dry to a smooth film, resulting in unsightly brush and roller marks after the paint dries.

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    Frosting

    A white, salt-like substance on the paint surface. On masonry, it can be mistaken for efflorescence.

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    Hiding (Poor)

    Failure of dried paint to obscure or hide the underlying color or surface to which it is applied.

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    Poor Scrub Resistance

    The wearing away or removal of the paint film when scrubbed with a brush, sponge, or cloth.

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    Print Resistance (Poor)

    Tendency of paint film to take on the imprint of an object that is placed on it.

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    Roller Marks / Stippling

    Unintentional textured pattern left in the paint by the roller.

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    Roller Splattering

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

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    Sagging

    Downward “drooping” of the paint film immediately after application, resulting in an uneven coating.

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    Scrubbability

    Wearing away or removal of the paint film when scrubbed with a brush, sponge, or cloth.

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    Transparent (Poor Hiding)

    Failure of dried paint to properly obscure or conceal painted surface.

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    Vinyl Siding Warping

    Warping or buckling of vinyl siding panels that have been repainted.

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    Wrinkling

    A rough, crinkled paint surface, which occurs when uncured paint forms a “skin.”

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