When the paint forms a fine powder on the surface and sticks on the person who leans on the surface, the defect is referred to as Chalking. This phenomenon occurs primarily due to weathering.

Possible Causes


Exposure of the Painted surface to Moisture and Sunlight for longer years • A chalked surface needs to be repainted.
• Repaint in appropriate weather conditions.
Not priming and sealing the porous surface before painting Prepare the surface properly, prior to painting.
Using Low Quality paint or a non-recommended paint in the exterior surfaces and Thinning the paint too much. Use recommended paints and thin them at suggested ratio.
Applying or Spreading paint in thin layer Repaint in perfect thickness

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