A clear coat blisters and peels away when moisture gets behind the film and causes the adhesion to fail. Once that happens you have to strip the wood to be bare again if you want to make sure that any work from now on won't fail again. After the wood is stripped we evaluate how long the product lasted and see if it has a maintenance plan listed on the product if it lasted a short time and does not have a maintenance plan we recommend using one of our preferred products from the San Diego Painters, that is proven to test time and the elements with its regular maintenance cleaning and covering. keeping your structure, home, or business looking newer longer without having to pay for the cost of striping. Typically the cost of stripping is $65.00 to $85.00 per hour. Making it easy to see that by avoiding that cost could save you thousands of dollars.