Why Does My Home’s Paint Peel? | Spectrum Painting

Why Does My Home’s Paint Peel?

Why Does My Home’s Paint Peel?

Getting your house painted is such an exciting project. House painting revitalizes your home and makes it truly yours (not to mention it increases your property value). But the last thing you want is for your paint to start peeling. It doesn’t matter if it’s exterior paint or interior paint, having peely paint can really dampen the overall look of your interior design. Thankfully, this is a problem that our painters can help you with. You don’t have to stress about it alone.

Peeling paint can be caused by a variety of issues, but below are the most common problems and how Spectrum Painting can prevent them.

Moisture
Moisture is a tricky thing, especially with exterior paint. Our team of painters won’t paint right after a storm or rain shower. You want to give the walls a chance to dry. In addition, the moisture in the air can cause the paint to stay unsettled. We want our projects to look fantastic, so we always do house painting when it is nice and dry outside.

Type of surface
This might seem like a no-brainer, but painting on hard and slick surfaces will surely make the paint peel, since the paint has nothing to stick to, making the adhesion hard to achieve when painting. This is true for all types of surfaces, including metal, glass and others. If you have a slick surface, we scrape or sand the area to dull it, making it easier for the paint to adhere to the surface. In addition, priming before adding your desired paint will keep it looking fresh for years to come.

Wrong paint
Another likely reason your paint might peel is poor quality paint. Rest assured that Spectrum uses only the best types of paints. In addition, peeling can also happen if you forgot to use a primer, or you paint over existing paint with a different type like water, oil or latex-based. This is a common mistake and should be avoided when doing DIY interior design. If you hire our painters to complete any painting projects for exterior or interior design, we complete research about what’s best for your walls. We determine what was used previously and find out what will work best this time around. We work with our clients directly to find the best kind of paint that fits your budget and will sustain a long-lasting finish.

There are a lot of factors for why your paint might peel, but why worry about it? Just hire a professional to take care of it. With years of experience, the Spectrum Painting professional team knows what paint and techniques work best, and we make sure each and every project is above and beyond quality. If you want to learn more about our exterior paint or interior design services including house painting, commercial painting and power washing in the New Jersey, contact a member of our team today!

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I cannot speak highly enough of Spectrum painting. Each and every employee is professional, courteous and does meticulous work. I cannot speak highly enough of Spectrum painting. Each and every employee is professional, courteous and does meticulous work. The attention to detail is amazing and the care they take in the cleanup process is to be commended. I actually think they left my house cleaner than when they started the work. On a scale of 1 to 10 I would give them a 20!!! Completely exceeded my expectations!
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Lisa R. | Feb/15/2021
Clean and Courteous, pleasant and did excellent work.
Gene E. | Aug/30/2016
I never thought getting my garage floor painted would make so many of my friends jealous! You did such a meticulous job, especially on the details. I especially appreciated the time you took to explain all the necessary steps to complete a quality job. We are so glad we hired you. I am already thinking about some additional work for this spring.
Deborah L. | Jan/12/2015
Crew was very helpful and easy to work with. Rafael was very helpful and solved the issue of what color to use for the roofs.
Kristen S. | Oct/27/2016
Literally the most professional group I have had in my house in years! I highly recommend them to give your home a crisp facelift!
Kelly Salus | Nov/9/2020   Read review on facebook
The best crew! Very respectful to the project, people and property. Professional work attire, responsive crew leader. Handled the job like it was his own house!
Al C. | Jun/29/2016
Very professional, prompt and reliable. Liked the estimating and contracting process. Contract was well prepared. The crew showed up timely, worked efficiently. Pam from Seela's (color consult) was a fabulous perk of Spectrum and she is awesome!
Elyse L. | Aug/30/2016
Have used Spectrum Painting for interior painting of our kitchen/nook, dining and living rooms as well as power washing of our deck. Spectrum is a very professional, efficient and thorough contractor and the results are excellent. From initial booking through site survey, cost estimate, contracting, scheduling, on time arrival, schedule adherence, friendliness of crew, clean up and follow up, they excel. Will not hesitate to use Spectrum again soon.
Dennis B. | Aug/30/2016
Perfect work, responsive to ideas and questions. Clean, meticulous workspace when finished. Have known Rich for years - he and his team are the real deal - exactly what you would hope for when hiring someone to do work at your home. Would not use anyone else for painting/floor coating but Spectrum!
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Katy S. | Feb/19/2021
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