Contact us now to obtain a Free, No-Obligation Quotation
Home / Glossary / Patching
Patching refers to the process of repairing or filling in holes, cracks, or other imperfections on surfaces before painting. It is an essential step in a surface preparation that ensures a smooth and even finish. Patching is commonly performed on walls, ceilings, furniture, or any surface that requires restoration or improvement before applying paint or other coatings.
Example: Before repainting the bedroom walls, the homeowner spent the afternoon patching the nail holes and cracks to create a flawless surface for the new paint.
These terms can be used interchangeably or in conjunction with patching to describe the act of repairing or addressing imperfections on surfaces before painting or refinishing.
Undercoat: An undercoat is a base layer of paint applied over the primer to help cover surface imperfections, even out […]
Caulking is the process of applying a sealant used by painters and decorators, known as caulk, to fill gaps, cracks, […]
Primer: A primer is a preparatory coating applied to surfaces by professional painters and decorators before painting to ensure proper […]