Touch-Up paint can look different if separation occurred in the older can.

Danny and Joe welcome callers’ questions each week on the Today’s Homeowner Radio Show.

Here’s a question from our Jan. 11 broadcast:

Wilma’s touch-up paint isn’t blending even though it’s from the same can she used a year ago.

Discolored paint is likely the effect of separation, and separation occures when the paint gets too hot or cold.  

Wilma may need to go ahead and buy a new can of paint and cover wide swaths of the discolored paint.

Listen to the embedded audio clip above for the answer! Read the blog from the Jan. 11 show and listen to the full broadcast here.  

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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