Failure of the finish coat to cover the previous color or a new substrate.
POOR HIDING PROBABLE CAUSES
Not applying enough paint. Making a severe color change. Painting with the wrong brush or roller. Improper or no priming. Using yellows or clean light colors that don't hide as well as toned colors. Over-thinning the paint.
POOR HIDING SOLUTIONS
Usually another finish coat will cover the previous color or substrate. Prime dark colors to be covered with lighter colors. Apply the proper amount of paint with the recommended brushes or rollers. Use recommended brushing and rolling techniques.
PRIMERS & INTERIOR FINISHES
Priming is essential for better adhesion, sheen uniformity, mildew control and durability. Select a top quality interior paint in the color and sheen of your choice.