Had To Peel The Entire Bathroom - Painting - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum
Advertisement


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Painting

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-01-2011, 11:47 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 17
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Had to peel the entire bathroom


It was determined the cause of peeling paint was due to the previous owners never using a primer and multiple layers of paint. It was also suggested by some folks at home depot to totally peel the bathroom and start fresh with joint compound, texture, primer then new paint (in that order)The paint peeled right down to the drywall leaving brown paper. Can anyone offer any tips, suggestions? Thanks.

Advertisement

debbieindy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2011, 03:13 AM   #2
paper hanger and painter
 
chrisn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Hagerstown MD
Posts: 7,164
Rewards Points: 2,836
Default

Had to peel the entire bathroom


Forget the texture

Remove as much as possible without damaging drywall.
Apply a coat of Gardz
Skip coat where necessary, sand, clean, prime and paint

Advertisement


Last edited by chrisn; 12-02-2011 at 03:17 AM.
chrisn is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to chrisn For This Useful Post:
Gymschu (12-02-2011)
Old 12-02-2011, 05:47 AM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Cape May, NJ
Posts: 2,392
Rewards Points: 1,000
Default

Had to peel the entire bathroom


Quote:
Originally Posted by chrisn View Post
Forget the texture

Remove as much as possible without damaging drywall.
Apply a coat of Gardz
Skip coat where necessary, sand, clean, prime and paint
We'll make this country smooth one OP at a time!
Debbie, I think Chrisn meant to "skim" coat where necessary. Other than that, that's the ticket.
jsheridan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2011, 06:48 AM   #4
Member
 
Gymschu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Eastern Ohio (heart of Appalachia)
Posts: 3,761
Rewards Points: 3,578
Default

Had to peel the entire bathroom


Lots of topics on here about this very subject. Ditto to what Joe and Chris said.
Gymschu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2011, 04:56 PM   #5
paper hanger and painter
 
chrisn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Hagerstown MD
Posts: 7,164
Rewards Points: 2,836
Default

Had to peel the entire bathroom


Quote:
Originally Posted by jsheridan View Post
We'll make this country smooth one OP at a time!
Debbie, I think Chrisn meant to "skim" coat where necessary. Other than that, that's the ticket.
skim, skip, the m is not even close to the p on the keyboard, I don't know what happened

We'll make this country smooth one OP at a time!

We can only try
chrisn is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to chrisn For This Useful Post:
jsheridan (12-02-2011)
Old 12-03-2011, 10:43 AM   #6
Newbie
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 17
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Had to peel the entire bathroom


Thanks for the suggestions, but why couldn't I texture?
debbieindy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2011, 10:59 AM   #7
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Cape May, NJ
Posts: 2,392
Rewards Points: 1,000
Default

Had to peel the entire bathroom


You can texture, that's just some inside joking. You obviously live in an area of the country where texture is popular. There are some here who don't, it's a regional thing.

Advertisement

jsheridan is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
gutting bathroom debiasio Remodeling 30 02-17-2011 02:32 PM
Bathroom Venting on Septic System edro Plumbing 2 01-03-2011 07:41 AM
Bathroom fan replacement reveals...a mess merlanvp Electrical 0 07-25-2010 08:00 PM
Bathroom tile question aumanpj Building & Construction 66 07-18-2009 11:43 AM
Second level / attic bathroom size moneymgmt General DIY Discussions 2 05-02-2007 07:32 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts