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October 28 - November 1, 2013

During a week of heavy rain, we painted the interior walls of a heated concrete building. On the interior of walls that had an outside exposure, the paint blistered badly a week after the rain subsided. Could the rain have caused the blistering and, if so, how?


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From vikram khanna of falcon international on November 29, 2013:
For above-grade, exposed concrete walls, a possibi ...read more

From tim hady of tjhady painting on October 30, 2013:
The heat inside the building caused the moisture o ...read more

From Michael Quaranta of OPERATIONS 40 on October 29, 2013:
Very interesting situation and friendly response f ...read more

From Samuel Felisario of PT RAJAWALI HIYOTO on October 28, 2013:
I presumed that heating is inside the room and the ...read more

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Tagged categories: Blistering; Coating failure; Concrete; Interior coatings; Quality Control