Initially may appear as a hairline crack but often results in complete flaking of paint chips.
- Use of a poor-quality paint that lacks proper adhesion and flexibility.
- The failure to apply coating at recommended spread rates.
- Inadequate surface preparation.
- Aging oil-based paint that has become too brittle.
- See Lead Information for warnings.
- Remove as much loose paint as possible by scraping and sanding.
- Apply one coat of Pratt & Lambert® Multi-Purpose Waterborne Primer.