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Old 11-15-2012, 10:28 PM   #1
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How to smooth out cement/concrete walls


The house I'm purchasing has this cement texture like walls that I would like to smooth out. If I could do this myself, what do I need? For a 10 by 10 room, how much would this cost me? Should I hire a skilled person instead?

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Got a picture.
Sure your not talking about sheetrock walls that were textured?
Not sure what concrete like walls even means.
Could be pored concrete, concrete blocks, plaster ECT.

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Here's a photo. I was aiming for the popcorn ceiling that I will discuss later but you can see the side wall. Unsure what it is
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Looks like popcorn texture on the ceiling and knockdown texture on the walls.
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=...ture&FORM=IGRE

Need to really know what's under it, drywall or is this a concrete building.
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I'll have to go back and scrape it off and see what's underneath. I'm researching in advance since I would like to get an idea of how much I will be spending with ceilings, walls, paint, flooring, etc.

Thanks for the respond. I will update ASAP.
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Looks like popcorn texture on the ceiling and knockdown texture on the walls.
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=...ture&FORM=IGRE

Need to really know what's under it, drywall or is this a concrete building.
Thats what it is

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