Why does paint bubble?

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The most common cause of paint bubbling is chemical reaction between the pant and the surface it has been applied. This is common if the region applied the paint is hot. Mineral spirits and water can compound this problem. The best way is to properly prepare or use a paint conditioner to slow down drying.
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Paint bubbles or blistering can be caused by a few different things. Moisture on the surface or in the area is a main cause, so always try to paint during warmer weather. Not prepping or sanding the surface can cause adhesion problems also.
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