Why did my paint orange peel?

What causes orange peel effect on walls?

Orange peel is bumpy and uneven surface formation caused by poor coalescence of atomized paint droplets. These paint droplets dry before they can level out smoothly together. Different painting application processes may cause this effect.

What does orange peel walls look like?

Orange Peel (also called splatter or eggshell) looks like the skin of an orange. It is a great alternative to a smooth finish because it is subtle but easily hides wall and ceiling imperfections. It’s durable and easily to clean making it a popular texture in rental homes, commercial buildings, and new construction.

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