A difference in color and appearance between the original paint and the touch-up spots.
TOUCH-UP FAILURE CAUSES
Poor technique. Touching-up with a different batch number and applicator. Touching-up at different temperatures. Failure to reduce the touch-up paint by up to 25%. Touching-up marks that could be removed by washing with a sponge and liquid detergent.
Always use the same batch number when available. Try to wash the mark off first with a sponge and liquid detergent. Use only enough paint to cover the mark; excess paint may cause a halo. Use a feathering-in technique, avoid dabbing. Thin paint up to 25%.
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.