Substrate moisture article...great info.

Faron79February 1, 2011

This article was linked on another forum I frequent...

Should be considered mandatory reading for all Painters and Homeowners!!

ESPECIALLY for Homeowners considering exterior painting this year...

Faron

Here is a link that might be useful: Test for moisture article...

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slateberry51

Interesting. While the problems in the photos appear to be due more to outright leaks/membrane failure, reading this made me glad that I used a vapor barrier primer when I painted my house (inside), meaning there is that much less moisture migration out of the house's shell. Wouldn't it be funny if my exterior paint held up better because of my choice of interior primer. I'll never know.

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