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chemman 04-20-2012 07:11 PM

bullnose corner, meet ceiling
How should I be finishing the plastic bullnose corner where is meets the ceiling? With normal square corner you can tape almost up to the tip, but the 3/4" round corner can't be taped. Should I use painters caulk for this, or a thin layer of mud?:huh:


oldrivers 04-20-2012 09:12 PM

tape the corners first then install the bd no need to do anything where the bullnose meets the ceiling .

chemman 04-21-2012 10:11 AM

Yep, I'd figured that much, but where the bullnose butts up against that ceiling? Is just painting over enough or do I need to seal it up for a good finish. I get the feeling that the guys that really know how to do this stuff aren't talking.:whistling2:


papason 04-21-2012 10:31 AM

If there is a gap that does not look right, why not caulk it and paint it?

oldrivers 04-21-2012 01:07 PM

anyone who has to use caulk on drywall doesnt know what they are doing unless you are butting up against wood or metal etc. :whistling2:

chemman 04-21-2012 04:08 PM

Am I just over thinking this or what?

Oh, btw when I said "this stuff", I meant bullnose corners, not drywall in general. I'm really not trying to sound like a dick here.:no: Just looking for good advice.

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