Wall prep for fixing joints-

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Old 07-07-08, 05:48 AM
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Wall prep for fixing joints-

Hi- I have some cracks and such that need patching and new paint too. What do I need to do to get new mud to stick in the joint? Do I need to sand off the paint first, down to plaster? Will regular drywall mud stick to painted walls? Thanks in advance--
 
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Old 07-07-08, 01:06 PM
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Joint compound and spackling will both adhere to paint. If the paint has a gloss - sand it first.
 
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