Priming Ceilings


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Old 09-05-05, 08:44 PM
HoneyDo
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Question Priming Ceilings

Hi,

I have removed the "popcorn" off a bedroom ceiling. I want to retexture it with a knockdown texture. Now that the popcorn is off, do I have to prime it before I texture it? If so, do I have to prime it again after I texture it before I paint it or can I just paint over the texture without priming again?

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Old 09-06-05, 06:18 AM
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IMO there is no need to prime before texturing. The only exception is if there are stain issues. Usually you can get by with 1 good coat of paint over the texture although priming is always best. I would definetly prime bath room ceilings.
 
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Old 09-06-05, 12:15 PM
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Thank you. You just saved me a couple of hours hanging upside down!
 
 

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