Deterioration of the paint, resulting in premature and/or excessive loss of gloss.Causes
- Use of an interior paint for an exterior application
- Use of an oil-based paint in areas exposed to ultraviolet light, especially on a southern exposure
- Surface preparation for a paint showing poor gloss retention should be similar to that for chalking. See Chalking for more information.
- Use a high-quality, exterior, water-based latex paint, formulated to resist ultraviolet deterioration.
|Desired Finish||Recommended Product|
|Eggshell||EVERSHIELD® Exterior Eggshell Paint|
|Low Sheen||EVERSHIELD® Exterior Low Sheen Paint|
|Semi-Gloss||EVERSHIELD® Exterior Semi-Gloss Paint|
|Gloss||EVERSHIELD® Exterior Gloss Paint|
Please note that these suggestions are provided as a service to you. We are unable to guarantee or be responsible for the results obtained by these procedures. If you have additional questions, ask any of our expert sales associates.