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Gloss Loss

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An accelerated deterioration of the top coat causing rapid luster loss.

Gloss loss probable causes - usually the use of gloss alkyd or oil based paint exposed directly to the sun. Thin or inadequate paint film. Paint colors such as oranges, reds and yellows trhat are particularly vulnerable to UV radiation. All paints lose some luster over time.

Gloss retention solutions - use top quality UV resistant exterior paints. Acrylic glosses last much longer than oil or alkyd based paints. Remove all loose paint, dust and other particles. Rinse thoroughly with a hose. For best and quickest results, use a power washer.

Primers and exterior finishes - Priming is essential for better adhesion, sheen uniformity, mildew control and durability. Ask your Muralo dealer for the best Muralo exterior paint for your project, in the color and sheen of your choice.