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Old 09-05-2010, 01:59 PM   #1
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I am installing new baseboard that will be higher than the original baseboard that was removed and I was wondering if I have to worry about repairing any ripped drywall paper sections that will be hidden by the new higher baseboard?

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Old 09-05-2010, 02:49 PM   #2
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My short answer, nope. Cant think of any good reason to repair drywall that wont be seen (Im sure someone will disagree tho :p).

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I agree, why bother?
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I have a few areas of drywall covered by trim/moulding, I left unfinished. Some may see it as taking a short cut, but after having done some repairs where I went all out, only to hide the end product, I felt it wasn't necessary.

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