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Old 08-24-2009, 03:38 PM   #1
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Finishing drywall behind kitchen cabinets

Hi all - New drywall is going up all around the kitchen - In the areas that will be behind cabinets (base and uppers)... how should I be finishing the walls? Regular seam and screw coat mud-coverage?

Also, priming.. I'm going to be using Zinsser 123 to seal/prime the walls... should I bother doing that behind the cabinet areas? I'm sure it couldn't hurt, but in the interest of conserving resources, I wanted to know if that's required, recommended, preferred or not necessary in the least


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Old 08-24-2009, 04:00 PM   #2
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It is pretty normal to mud and tape the walls behind the cabinets just as if the cabinets weren't there. As for primer, that's totally a judgement call. I can't see an advantage of one way over the other.


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