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Burnishing

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Spots of increased sheen where paint is rubbed. Even a fingernail stroke can burnish.

Burnishing probable causes - Selection of a flat finish for areas subject to heavy wear and soiling. Repeated spot washings using abrasive cleansing powders rather than liquid detergents. Furniture or other objects rubbing against walls or other painted surfaces. Dark colors show more.

Burnishing solutions - paint high traffic areas with high quality, washable semi-gloss or gloss finishes. Do not clean with abrasive cleaners. Wash with nonabrasive detergents with a sponge or soft cloth and rinse with clean water. Gloss finishes are easier to clean and resist soil.

Primers and Interior finishes - Priming is essential for better adhesion, sheen uniformity, mildew control and durability. Ask your Muralo dealer for the best Muralo interior paint for your project, like Muralo Ultra Waterborne finishes, which are extremely stain resistant and washable.