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Prime before applying a knockdown texture?

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Old 08-02-03, 06:10 PM
Preston
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Prime before applying a knockdown texture?

Hi all, I'm getting ready to apply a knockdown texture to my basement ceiling. Should I prime the ceiling before I "shoot" the texture, or can I wait to prime until after I apply the texture?
 
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Old 08-03-03, 08:14 AM
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The advantage of priming before is that the texture will set up at a consistant rate. Use only flat latex primer. This is not necessary, although, but a good idea. Then you must prime after as well to seal the texture.
 
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