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Jbureau 07-15-2011 08:28 PM

Painting new drywall
 
How long do i need to wait after the drywall putty is dry before I can prime/paint?

chrisn 07-16-2011 05:39 AM

after sanding? and cleaning?

after it is dry which depends on numerous factors.

bjbatlanta 07-16-2011 04:18 PM

True, humidity can cause delayed drying. If you're in a "conditioned" area (heated or cooled), 12 hrs. is usually plenty of time unless an unusually heavy coat of mud was applied....


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