Ripples in drywall

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Old 04-22-02, 09:36 AM
brewhill
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Ripples in drywall

I have a series of ripples in the drywall next to my door frames.

What is the best way to prep these before painting?
 
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Old 04-22-02, 10:39 AM
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If the ripples seem to be loose paper bubbling up, take a utility knife and cut out the loose paper then give them a coat or two of drywall compound and sand smooth. If the ripples seem to be solid, use a wide drywall trowel and just go over the ripples "with the grain" using drywall compound. It may tyake two or three coats to get it sand out smooth. Use a sealer before painting over the drywall compound otherwise it will suck your paint in.
 
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Old 04-22-02, 07:12 PM
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Hello, If these are exterior doors you may want to check for a roof or siding leak. That will cause the problem you have sometimes. Good Luck Woodbutcher
 
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