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Timber and steel windows – paint failure: peeling/flaking

  • Thermal expansion and contraction of the frame

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  • Loss of adhesion due to excess moisture in frame

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Timber door finish has deteriorated

  • The door finish was not suitable for an exposed location – many external doors are only suitable for use in sheltered locations

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  • Lack of maintenance (repainting or re-staining)

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Interior paint – yellowing of white oil-based paint

  • Age, UV deterioration; typically occurs where the surface has been shielded; for example, by a painting on the wall

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Interior paint – flaking

Painted timber weatherboards – paint chalking

  • Weathering, UV light exposure – chalking will be more visible with darker colours

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Painted timber weatherboards – faded paint finish

  • Weathering, UV light exposure – darker colours are more prone to fading 

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Painted timber weatherboards – peeling or flaking paint

Painted timber weatherboards – bubbling or blistering of paint

  • Loss of adhesion due to excess moisture in substrate

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  • Poor initial substrate preparation

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Painted timber weatherboards – paint failure at base of walls

  • Cladding covered by soil/foliage

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  • The back surface of boards is too close to the ground, not sealed and absorbing moisture

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