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plaster over paint


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08-29-08, 08:39 PM   #1  
plaster over paint

is it ok to plaster over newly painted joint compounded drywall (probably regular sheet rock maybe MR or Bl Bd it's in a bathroom)

 
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08-30-08, 04:43 AM   #2  
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I don't know about plaster but there is rarely a prolem applying joint compound or a setting compound like durabond over painted dryall/plaster. If the paint has any gloss, it's a good idea to sand it first - helps the mud to stick to a slick surface.


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09-02-08, 04:08 PM   #3  
If you are doing actuall plaster and not joint compound, you will need to apply a plaster bonder before plastering.

 
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