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Old 12-05-2010, 12:07 PM   #1
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Spackle bubbling

I am doing ceiling repair in my bathroom and I was scraping old spots that were peeling and the spots became larger. When the paint was coming off it seem to take it down all the way to I think old enamel paint. I think when originally painted, the service was not prepared correctly. I wanted to seal the exposed paint so I used latex Kilz2 to seal. I then put on some lightweight spackle and sanded and resealed with primer. I noticed area was not finished to my liking so I recoated with spackle sanded and primed again. In one area bubbling started to occur. I rescraped the area and hit it with spackle again and bubbling is happening again (have not primed). It is happening only in one spot.


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Old 12-05-2010, 01:52 PM   #2
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Try sanding the surface to give it some."tooth"


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Old 12-05-2010, 06:48 PM   #3
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are you sure there is no dampness in that spot?? Tooth may help, but I never needed any tooth for good spackle jobs. Only depended on clean/dust free DRY base.....I used to restore victorian homes in CT years ago)........
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