There is a high variability in how long some paint jobs last depending on many factors such as weather and the prep work. If a contractor cuts some corners or home owners do a quicky paint job for a sale it could degrade quickly. Some materials, substrates, and paints last longer than others. Simply fixing the top coat may not help as the resins adhering to the surfact degrade. Thus a solid bottom coat is required to prevent cracks and peels. Colorado Painting is careful to select the best materials for the job.