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Lap marks

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Occurs where wet and dry layers overlap during painting. Avoid with paint area management and technique.

Lapping probable causes - wet and dry layers overlapping. Failure to maintain a wet edge during painting. Painting too large an area at one time. Unprimed porous surfaces. Painting when temperatures are above 90°F. Inadequate stirring and over thinning.

Lapping Solutions - another finish coat will usually hide lap marks. Proper priming will help avoid lapping on new work. Always paint from wet to dry and in small sections to keep a wet edge. Plan natural breaks like doors, windows and corners. Temperatures under 90°F.

Primer 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, in the color and sheen of your choice.