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AlSmith 06-06-2009 10:23 AM

Painting over drywall bubble
 
Hey Guys,

Does anyone have a suggestion for a drywall joint that has slightly bubbled? I did not notice the bubble until I had already put 2 coats of primer on it. Also, if I can't fix the bubble, would white paint or beige paint hide this imperfection better?

FYI: This is a small one room job and as I live in a very rural area, I could not get a pro to even look at the job, hence why I am doing it myself.

Thank you.
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Matthewt1970 06-06-2009 12:11 PM

Do what you can to fix the bubble. It will be well worth it. Lighter and flatter paint hide imperfections better.

slickshift 06-06-2009 06:06 PM

Cut out the bubble
Smooth out the repair with joint compound
Feather sand
Prime repair
Coat wall with two coats quality paint


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