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Bwstump 06-16-2012 09:34 PM

Dry wall, joint compound, Paint
 
We had a room drywalled and joint compound was used. The compound was sanded as well. We primed the wall as directed but when we painted the walls, you can see everywhere the joint compound was used. How can we fix this?

TSGR 06-16-2012 10:20 PM

See it as in... Different color? Or rough/raised texture? If the latter it needs to be sanded again. I would also use flat paint as the glossier finishes tend to show more flaws.

Bwstump 06-16-2012 10:59 PM

It's raised up. Also, I've noticed that it doesn't seem that the dry wall is even either.

Seattle2k 06-19-2012 05:50 PM

If the joints show, I would call the contractor back out to fix it.

Gary in WA 06-20-2012 12:20 AM

May need to: http://literature.usg.com/pdf/J510.pdf

Prevent photographing: http://books.google.com/books?id=lO8...exture&f=false

Or he never achieved the correct level finish for the location/paint application; http://www.lafargenorthamerica.com/G...%20English.pdf

Gary


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