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Old 08-05-2010, 02:47 PM   #1
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I painted my bathroom gray with white ceiling. Even though I used painters tape I did not get a straight even line where the wall and ceiling meet. I have to stand on a ladder to reach and it is to awkward to use a good angled brush. Any suggestions on how I can even this out without repainting?


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Old 08-05-2010, 11:03 PM   #2
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If you are skilled with a caulking gun you can run a small bead of white caulking where the two substrates meet. Admittedly it is tricky to do for DIYers (and many pros), but when done correctly it gives a very sharp line.


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Yep, I'm with Windows. Be sure to cut a VERY small hole from the caulk tube though. You just want a thin bead...just wide enough to get the seal breaker (on the caulk gun) into and cut it on a diagonal.

Incidentally, the same procedure works great for the top of the baseboards too. Nice clean look.

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Old 08-07-2010, 08:25 AM   #4
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The caulk will still need to be painted.
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