skim coating


Old 10-15-04, 11:21 AM
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skim coating

i have removed wallpaper from a room and in the process have pulled some of the original paint off right to the skin of the drywall.i am going to attempt skim coating the areas i've never tried this before does any one recommend me get a pro to do it? i have borrowed some of the requied tools.8inch and a 12 inch blade a hawk and premade drywall compound.any input would be greatly appreciated.also a friend suggested i prime first?thanks
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Old 10-16-04, 01:22 PM
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Definitely prime it first. Use light coats of mud. If you get any bubbles, cut away and re do. Give it a try, if it's not working out for you then hire someone. I think you can do it though.

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