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Old 10-31-2009, 04:48 PM   #1
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Mud over primer?


Just finished tape and mud in bathroom. I'm not an experienced taper, but I think it's ready for paint. If I miss a spot, can I go back after it's primed and touch up the mud and re prime?

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You should not have any problem doing this. Just make sure things dry completely in between processes.

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Cool, and thank you. My main concern is little voids in my inside corners. I don't want to do a complete fourth coat. I have to go out of town for a few days, and I want my lovely assistant to be able to have something to do when I'm gone.
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The major manufacturers of your drywall require you prime after taping-before texturing, and after texturing-before final painting to honor their warranty.
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I always have customers prime coat, then I come in and do a touch-up before final coat of paint. A lot of imperfections are not seen until the walls are primed....
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Old 11-05-2009, 09:48 PM   #6
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You won't have any problems if you compound over primer. Just prime the spots of any new compounding you do. As mentioned already you usually will see some imperfections after a wall has a coat of primer on it or 1 top coat.

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