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Help for over-textured walls


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04-21-05, 05:32 PM   #1  
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Help for over-textured walls

Have walls covered in HEAVY, BAD texture. Was told that it would be easier to fill-in than remove. Is that true? Is this do-able for an amateur? What is the material that you skim coat with? Any other tricks? Thanks.

Just read a previous post on the same topic. Joint compound watered down, several coats. Thanks

 
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04-22-05, 12:40 AM   #2  
I would scrape/sand the texture first. Then apply skim coat. The biggest difference between a pro applying the skim coat and a first timer is the amount of time it takes to get it right.

 
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