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Old 11-30-2011, 09:39 PM   #1
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Texture wall or ceiling first?


I've got about a 2'x5' area on the ceiling that I've got to match a crowsfoot texture and about the same area on the wall that has orange peel that I've got to match and blend. Which area do I do first so I dont mess up the other?

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Texture wall or ceiling first?


I would stomp the ceiling first and let it dry completely then shield the wall when I did it. If anything gets past the shield it can be (lightly) wiped from the ceiling with a sponge.

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Texture wall or ceiling first?


What Bud said.

Stuff falls down. If bits & pieces fall off your wall (which they will) they won't fall on the finished ceiling.
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Texture wall or ceiling first?


Ceiling first as already mentioned you don't want ceiling mud falling back onto your finished walls. Other than that it does'nt matter.
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