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The Effect of Temperature and Humidity on Painting Services

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It is well known that coatings and paints often do better depending on how the weather is. The environment makes a big difference. In a climate where the seasons are diverse, it is often hard to figure out the best time to replace or refresh a coating. Plus, the demands you will be placing on the piece means that you have to be certain that the coating will protect the item well. You should know the way that the environmental conditions can affect the results of working with an industrial painting company.

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There are many ways that humidity and temperature can affect the drying speed of the paint. It is a good idea to consult with your specialist to determine the right time to maintain the coating. The right time can vary depending on the weather conditions of the day as well.

The Effect of Temperature

As the temperature gets colder, the paint can become thicker. But as the temperature begins to warm up, the paint can become thinner. Make sure that it will not be freezing for the next 24 hours while you are having a coating applied. If the paint has not dried completely, it can still have enough liquid where ice can form. That can cause the coating to become bubbled and uneven. In fact, you might have to have it redone if it freezes before it gets done.

On the other hand, very hot temperatures can also be a challenge. If the temperature is too warm, the outer portion of the paint might start to dry first before the rest of it has dried out completely. That can cause blisters and bubbles. If you apply your paint when it is hot, you might see discolouration or cracking.

The best time to have an industrial painting company come out is when it is above freezing but not too hot.

The Effect of Humid Weather

If it is too humid out, you might see surface leaching happening. That means that white or brown discolouration might end up on the surface of the paint. If you have a wood surface, the paint might not properly adhere to the object if it is so humid out. Plus, it takes longer for the paint to dry because of the moisture in the air. Make sure that you apply it in a drier environment that has more consistent temperatures.

Where Can I Find Industrial Painting Companies Near Me?

Industry Painting, Ltd offers a wide range of painting services. We are one of the top industrial painting contractors in the area and always offer a high-quality job. Contact us today to speak to a professional and friendly company.

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