Drywall Install Looks Wrong - Drywall & Plaster - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Drywall & Plaster


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-01-2011, 02:02 PM   #1
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10

drywall install looks wrong

I am having my bathroom remodeled, and the contractor has hung drywall on walls and ceiling. I am doing the painting before the tile work and fixtures are added. I was about to prime/paint today, and I feel the drywall looks awful in some spots. There are some visible chunks of spackle, and the top layer of paper has peeled away and is sticking out in many spots. This is a bad install, right?


DIY-E is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2011, 02:16 PM   #2
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 170
Rewards Points: 150

Sounds like it, got a pic?


Broughton is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2011, 02:20 PM   #3
the Musigician
DangerMouse's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: I'm right here!
Posts: 10,404
Rewards Points: 2,000

Only if you paid to have it taped, mudded, sanded and sponged and READY to be primered/painted.

If so, call him and have him return to finish the job.

[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]Click here to see some of my original magic tricks and trick boxes!
DangerMouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2011, 04:03 PM   #4
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 1,103
Rewards Points: 530

How long has the new rock been up and not sealed in the bathroom?
boman47k is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2011, 04:07 PM   #5
Drywall contractor
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Lilburn, GA
Posts: 2,128
Rewards Points: 1,068

Agreed, sounds bad but a pic or two would help....
If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you can read this in English, thank a soldier. Support our troops.
bjbatlanta is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
drywall and one piece shower install??? fentie Kitchen & Bath Remodeling 1 03-06-2010 08:14 PM
Hanging drywall Question avtck Drywall & Plaster 6 01-05-2010 06:21 AM
Old ceiling replacement idsp General DIY Discussions 12 07-25-2009 10:48 AM
What Thickness Drywall To Install Over Acoustic Ceiling? dsq Drywall & Plaster 12 02-08-2009 07:27 AM
drywall install on ceiling buckbob Drywall & Plaster 9 01-25-2009 06:27 PM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1