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Remove streaks from paintwork

Tips for removing black streaks in paintwork. Cleaning the wooden surfaces means a longer paint durability for a long lasting result.

What causes black streaks?

Dark leak streaks appear when fine dust particles penetrate the fairly fresh paint layer. All solvents and paints  nowadays contain a higher solids content due to the reduction of solvent agents in 2010. This means that more paint particles are deposited in a layer of paint, which takes longer to dry and harden.

The combination of more dust and pollution in the air with the longer drying time of the paint will lead to a higher chance of leak streaks. To limit the occurence of leak streaks, it is advised to clean the glazing and surrounding surfaces regularly before and after painting.

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