textured ceiling


Old 06-07-03, 11:22 AM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
textured ceiling

I am ready to texture the drywall on my ceiling. How thick should the compound be? Is thicker better?

Also, I primed the drywall first; but not a very thick coat. Should I add a second coat of that as well?
Sponsored Links
Old 06-07-03, 08:52 PM
awesomedell's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: USA
Posts: 2,425
Spraying texture depends upon the desired finish of the area. For new construction, we thin down Lite joint coumpound to something like an oatmeal thickness, but really it's best to do some experimenting on some scrap drywall to get the finish that you're looking for before putting it on the wall.

Here's a pretty good link on the process,


Good luck

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes