Regular problem poor hide

Definition

Failure of dried paint to obscure or “hide” the surface to which it is applied.

Causes

  • Over-thinning the paint or spreading it too thin
  • Use of low-quality tools/wrong roller cover
  • Use of low-quality paint

Solutions

  • Apply another coat of paint (not over-thinned) at the recommended spread rate.
  • Use quality tools and a roller cover with the correct nap if rolling.

Product Recommendations

Interior

Desired Finish Recommended Product
Flat SUPREMA® Interior Flat Paint
Velvet SUPREMA® Interior Velvet Paint
Eggshell SUPREMA® Interior Eggshell Paint
Low Sheen SUPREMA® Interior Low Sheen Paint
Semi-Gloss SUPREMA® Interior Semi-Gloss Paint

Exterior

Desired Finish Recommended Product
Flat EVERSHIELD® Exterior Flat Paint
Velvet EVERSHIELD® Exterior Velvet Paint
Eggshell EVERSHIELD® Exterior Eggshell Paint
Low Sheen EVERSHIELD® Exterior Low Sheen Paint
Semi-Gloss EVERSHIELD® Exterior Semi-Gloss Paint
Gloss EVERSHIELD® Exterior Gloss Paint

Low Odor|Zero VOC Interior

Desired Finish Recommended Product
Flat EVEREST® Interior Flat Paint
Eggshell EVEREST® Interior Eggshell Paint
Semi-Gloss EVEREST® Interior Semi-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.