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Old 07-15-2011, 08:28 PM   #1
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Painting new drywall


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

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Old 07-16-2011, 05:39 AM   #2
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after sanding? and cleaning?

after it is dry which depends on numerous factors.

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Old 07-16-2011, 04:18 PM   #3
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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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