Finishing Schedule

Preparation & Painting of pre-primed Hume Doors using Dulux Aquanamel

Blistering Caused by Hydrostatic Pressure

Find out more about issues and solutions to blistering caused by Hydrostatic pressure.

Adhesion Loss

Find out more about paint adhesion loss and how to prevent and resolve these issues.

Deep Colour Issues

Find out how choice of colour can affect paint performance.

Efflorescence

“Efflorescence” is the deposit of crusty white mineral salts that appear on a masonry surfaces that have leached out from within the...

Burnishing or marring

"Marring" is used to describe shiny patches or polished areas that become evident when painted surfaces have been subjected to abrasion, possibly caused by cleaning or...

Glancing light

“Glancing light” is the term most commonly used to describe a critical lighting condition which exists when light hits a painted surface at an acute angle...

Paint Touch Up

“Touch up” is the term most commonly used to describe the recoating of very small localized areas of a newly painted surface...

Spray painting and back rolling

“Back-rolling” describes the process of dryrolling freshly painted surfaces with a short to medium nap synthetic roller...

Colour fading

"Fading" is defined in AS/NZS 2310:2002 "Glossary of pain and painting terms" as ...

Spray advice

The ‘how to’ guide for spray application.

Yellowing of enamels

“Yellowing” is the term most commonly used to describe...

Water based Vs oil based enamels

Learn more about the difference between water based and oil based enamels

Surfactant leaching

Surfactant leaching is best described as a soapy, sticky or oily spots...

Chalking

“Chalking” is defined in AS/NZS 2310:2002 “Glossary of paint and painting terms” as...

Opacity of whites

“Opacity” is the term most commonly used to describe the...

Low VOC paint

The VOC solvents act to slow the initial drying by maintaining a...

Level of finish for plasterboard

Plasterboard linings will require different specifications depending on ...

Lead in paint

LEAD ALERT – lead is a health hazard so take it seriously! How to deal with old paint coatings containing lead.

Ink Bleed

Find out more about the formation and prevention of ink bleed.

Drying and hardening of water based paints

All water-based paints undergo a “drying process”. During this process...

Blistering of exterior decorative paints

“Blistering” is the formation of “bubbles” in the exterior decorative paint film, resulting from...