Fading/Poor Color Retention
When paint starts to prematurely lighten. This can result from paint chalking or from being exposed to intense light for moderate to high portions of the day, such as southern exposures.
Resembling the scale of an alligator, this problem progresses with slight cracking or “checking,” which occurs when paint film cracks on one layer or more. These cracks may not reach the surface of the paint and gr…