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remove texture coating from exterior walls


Old 08-05-02, 07:35 AM
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remove texture coating from exterior walls

We recently purchased a house and it is completely covered with texture coating. It goes over every exterior wall, all exterior wooden storage cabinets, wood panels and even over some wooden window frames.

I would like to get rid of as much of it as possible. What is the best solution for the individual problem zones? Sanding? Plastering over it?
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Old 08-05-02, 07:13 PM
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Removing textured coating

Depending upon the type of surfaces on which the textured coating has been applied, you are looking at lots of sanding, scraping, and stripping.
Old 08-06-02, 08:36 AM
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stucco over the texture coating?

After sanding the texture coating, is it enough to repaint, or does it have to be re-stuccoed?

Is there a way to plaster or stucco directly over the texture coating (without sanding first)? It's in good condition and 'rough' enough to hold a new layer ...

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