bathroom ceiling peeling

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Old 09-20-05, 07:30 AM
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bathroom ceiling peeling

5 years ago I had a skylight installed in by updated bathroom over the tub area. It doesn't leak but the sheetrock is flaking and peeling. I guess it is from moisture within the tub area although we keep the skylight open when we shower. How do I repair this problem ? I'm not sure if they used greenboard or some other waterproof board. I've tried sanding then painting with a mildew resistant paint. no luck. thanks.
 
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Old 09-20-05, 08:46 AM
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greenboard is typically not used for a bathroom ceiling. It's usually regular drywall. Is your paint peeling, or is the drywall de-laminating? Makes me wonder if you've got moisture from the skylight accumulating on the ceiling. Does it start at the edges of the skylight? Edges of the ceiling? Everywhere?

Typically a good quality paint over a good quality primer will provide excellent adhesion over a tub/shower enclosure...
 
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Old 09-20-05, 01:30 PM
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Very seldom does interior paint peel. Texture with moisture damage peels quite often. Hopefully if you clean and repair the drywall, use a good primer and finish paint it will solve the problem. As thezster suggested if there is condensation getting under the paint that will have to be addressed first.
 
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