drywall: prep for painting


Old 06-27-03, 08:48 AM
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drywall: prep for painting

I have a bathroom that has had the wallpaper removed. However, the wall ended up with nicks, nail holes etc. and was then painted over with a semi-gloss.
Can I sandpaper down just the rough spots, fill the nicks with counpound and then paint over, or do I need to do something requiring more time and effort?

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Old 06-27-03, 09:55 AM
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That sounds like a good approach. I would recommend priming over the sanded dry wall compound.


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