drywall paper coming off


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Old 07-14-07, 05:56 PM
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drywall paper coming off

i'm removing wallpaper in my bathroom so i can paint it, but some of the drywall paper is coming off. do i need to replace the drywall or can i just patch it up?
 
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Old 07-14-07, 07:02 PM
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Find a local retailer that carries Gardz, by Zinsser. Their website will tell you who carries it.

Coat the messed-up drywall with Gardz (don't worry, it is supposed look like watered-down milk), skim-coat drywall compound on top to smooth it out, if necessary, lightly wet-sponge, prime, lightly sand, and you are good to go.

If you don't feel comfortable skimming, or aren't very good at it (I am not), find a local handyman who is good at drywall work.

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Old 07-16-07, 10:23 AM
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The Gardz will turn the soft fuzzy ripped drywall hard enough to repair using joint compound
 
 

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