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

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-14-2010, 01:41 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 6
Share |
Default

Drywall mud on old painted block wall?


I am repainting my grandsons room and took down the paneling that was on the walls. the block wall under has a good coat of paint but looks like crap.

I want to know if i can smooth out the wall with drywall plaster OR Westpac Redline wall texture?
Which is best to use or can I use either? (plaster is cheaper but i do have enough redline to do both walls if need be)
Will either fall off later?
Will the grout seams cause eitherr to fall out later since its a 1/8" think layer of plaster to fill them in?
Will mositure from outside be a issue (though the wall is 50+ years old and painted both sides,
Will I ever play the piano again? (sorry couldnt resist the soap opera-ish questioning)

Never done this and wondering if I should even try with either.
Wife doesnt want drywall so i have to plaster or leave it untouched (ick) and paint.

Thanks in advance.

urborn2die is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2010, 07:43 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: anoka county mn
Posts: 312
Default

Drywall mud on old painted block wall?


you can try that but no guaruntees , i would fur and then rock over ... this will also let you put some insulation while your at it.

oldrivers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2010, 08:54 PM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: MI's Western UP
Posts: 599
Default

Drywall mud on old painted block wall?


pretty sure mud needs something with a little bite to stick to.
you could probably do it like they do stucco, then just smooth it, but I'll give another vote for sticks and sheets
forresth is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
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 over cinder block smitty1960 Drywall & Plaster 6 11-14-2010 08:47 AM
Drywall or plaster wall cprao Drywall & Plaster 1 02-03-2010 03:53 PM
Removing spine wall beko Building & Construction 12 02-02-2010 01:15 AM
Insulate Top of Cinder block wall HooKooDooKu Building & Construction 0 01-20-2010 10:58 PM
Can you glue drywall to painted conrete block pillars? yummy mummy Building & Construction 30 03-11-2008 08:26 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.