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03-05-08, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Mr_Helpme

Help with patching..

Ok.. I patched a hole and sand it with 220 grit.
I thought the patch was leveled with the wall.. so I started priming and paint the patch area.

Now this is the result after painting.

How...
02-28-08, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,382
Posted By Mr_Helpme

Do you recommend to apply another coat of brown...

Do you recommend to apply another coat of brown paint if the area patched still shows?



Yes. Right now i'm using a paint brush but i'm painting horizontal and the roller vertical. So, when...
02-28-08, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,382
Posted By Mr_Helpme

So, if I paint over the primer ..(color brown)...

So, if I paint over the primer ..(color brown) paint. i won't be able to see a round patch on the wall, like what i see now on the primer.

I may apply more coat of primer.

last question.. got...
02-27-08, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,382
Posted By Mr_Helpme

Question I patched the drywall and used a primer BUT

Here it goes.. wish you can help me understand.

I patched a hole and sand it to level with the wall.
BTW.. the wall is white.
I got a primer from Home Depot Premium PLus...
02-27-08, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,699
Posted By Mr_Helpme

What paint color for my basement?

can you recommend a color?

half the basement is for the kids play area and the other half is for my home entertainment system.

What color should i paint my half or what neutral color should i...
02-21-08, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By Mr_Helpme

i need to understand why mesh first before

I see it all over the net. that you need to place the mesh tape first on a small hole (2 x 2 inches) and then apply the compound.

Why not compound first and then the mesh tape?
02-21-08, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,453
Posted By Mr_Helpme

thanks for the replies..

thanks for the replies..
02-21-08, 07:51 AM
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Views: 1,453
Posted By Mr_Helpme

Question Why bubble if i used mesh tape on drywall?

My tools: Mesh Tape | compound | putty knife | sandpaper | utility knife

I have about 2 x 8 hole and I cleaned the area first using the sandpaper and utility knife.

I applied the mesh tape...
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Views: 744
Posted By Mr_Helpme

To prime or not to prime ..please help

My basement drywall is already painted WHITE. I want to change the mood but lighter so that it's not to dark.

Do I still need to prime the walls even though it's painted white?
02-04-08, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mr_Helpme

I have a fish tape..reason I need to cut a hole...

I have a fish tape..reason I need to cut a hole is for the speakers.
02-04-08, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mr_Helpme

Question Cutting a hole on Drywall Question

I bought a home with finished basement.
I'm about to start my home entertainment project in the basement and I need to run speaker wires behind the drywall.

Here are my question that I need an...
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