Chalk

The use of chalk to point out failures, such as unexposed crack repairs, sections of sanding which need to be redone, additional coats required, or misses in application.

The Perfect Paint Contract

There is a perception that the perfect painting or waterproofing contract is like a mythical creature, which is heard of and never spotted. Sightings are heard of and spoken about by a few eccentric characters who are ridiculed by their peers.