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Old 04-05-2010, 06:59 PM   #1
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The ceiling in my bathroom has peeling paint. Unfortunately it had peeled off in large patched and not all the way. This is a house built in the 1950's and the walls are plaster. The paint has peeled down to the plaster. Someone has repainted but you can still see where the paint was peeled off. How can I even/smooth the surface so this doesn't show when I repaint. Thanks.

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Old 04-06-2010, 08:25 AM   #2
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Well, one thing you should do regardless of the current state of your ceiling is to use the proper paint. Sounds simple but most don't know enough not to use PVA-based paints - that's the type of resin used...PVA resins are permeable and tend to swelll with moisture so knowing not to use them in a bathroom is one key I can contribute.

That alone pretty well rules out any big box store paint.

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Same reason to never use everyday White Glue outside or in a bathroom. It absorbs the moisture again very easily.

Basic rule of thumb. Avoid Box Stores.


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hire a professional.....
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Old 04-09-2010, 09:17 AM   #5
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Joint compund. 3 skim coats wil do it. Sand prime and paint. You can pick up a can of spray Bin or Cover Stain so you on'thave to use a whole setup to prime with.
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