After Rain Exterior Walls Showing Damp as Dark Areas on Paint


Postby anthonygerrard » Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:34 pm

Its been raining, so my exterior brick walls look damp. Now everyones are damp , but mine seem to show the moisture more as a darkening of the paint.

My non painted walls look ok, as do much of the other exteriors in the street - of whatever paint or not they have had on the street.

Is this likely to be a problem or is my paint just showing it more than most?

I notice its now too cold for the normal exterior paint to be applied.

Is this something I should be worried about , and remedy or can I wait till spring. (have been in the house a few years)
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Postby thedoctor » Tue Dec 22, 2015 12:56 pm

This could simply be the thickness of the paint that has been applied or a different make of paint as by the sound of it there is no damp in the walls themselves which would usually account for a darker appearance.
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