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Old 08-06-2013, 09:35 PM   #1
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what is acceptable to finish drywall behind kitchen cabinets ?
i am figuring that a basic tape job is all that is needed.

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oh. all exterior walls.

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As long as you have backs on the cabinets....tap, primer and paint is fine.
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I never paint behind cabinets. Tape, one coat of mud over the tape. Scrape off the lumps and prime.
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I never paint behind cabinets. Tape, one coat of mud over the tape. Scrape off the lumps and prime.
I had the same question as the OP.

So a primer coat is all thats neaded behind the cabinets?? Or do you need a primer and a top coat of paint??
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Any time I remove old cabinets to replace with new and no one primed and painted behind them it's a moldy stained mess.
It does not need to be pretty just sealed up in my option.

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