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Saturday, May 25, 2024

If the weather conditions are wet or very cold  this will affect the paint finish or its ability to dry.   Damp surfaces, wet unseasoned timber or wet newly plastered or washed walls,  must be provided an appropriate drying out time.  If you were to apply a surface covering or coating the following results may occcur:

  • discolouration
  • peeling ( due to lack of adhesion )
  • blistering
  • staining

Cold or Wet Weather Conditions

Cold conditions ( below 5 degrees Celsius, 41 degree Fahrenheit  ) or wet weather can result in the following:

  • washing off of water based paints.
  • rain, pitting of alkyd finishes.
  • blooming of alkyd finishes ( i.e. loss of gloss and a cloudy surface ).
  • failure of water based paints to set ( due to lack of adhesion ).
  • peeling.



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