separated sheet rock paper

Reply

  #1  
Old 11-12-08, 03:46 PM
D
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 3
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
separated sheet rock paper

Years ago vinyl wallpaper was glued to raw sheet rock. The wall paper has seperated and pulled some of layers of paper off. Have tried primer and skim coat to repair. The sheet rock paper bubbles up. What do I do
 
  #2  
Old 11-13-08, 04:10 AM
M
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA - N.E.Tn
Posts: 47,948
Received 384 Votes on 340 Posts
You are using the wrong type of primer. The raw gypsum and surrounding paper [remove all loose paper] should first be coated with a solvent based primer. This will prevent the moisture in latex paint or joint compound from partially disolving the gypsum and the paper that's adhered to it.
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: