Deck railing paint can fail prematurely - the following identifies some reasons and remedies.
1. Wood was wet when it was painted. (If only the surface of the wood is wet, then only one sunny day is usually needed for drying prior to painting. If the wood is saturated, several sunny or windy days are necessary).
2. Unfinished railings where exposed to several weeks of sunlight before painting.
Sunlight degrades the unfinished wood surface, thus it will never hold paint as well as fresh wood. If the unfinished wood was ex-posed more than a few days, lightly sand or...Read more