Problems With Skim Coating Plaster Walls
Skim coating is the process of applying thinned joint compound to a wall and then smoothing it out. Plaster walls were once the norm, but after World War II, homebuilders began to use drywall panels for ease of installation. Installed over small strips,...
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Jul 22, 2010 ... A wall in our home was covered with what appeared to be mirrors. It was plastic
with a silver paper backing. Taking it off was pretty easy, but the ...
Smooth over rough or damaged walls with a skim coat of mud, applied with a
special squeegee knife. It's easy to do and delivers great results.
Nov 13, 2013 ... Up until this point in our plaster repair/skim coating series, the joint compound we
've been applying to the walls has felt a whole lot thicker than ...
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Nov 9, 2010 ... What compound is best to use when skim coating a plaster wall that had ... I.e.
will joint compound adhere well to a whole wall of plaster, or just ...
Oct 6, 2008 ... With our old plaster walls, one wants to patch and skim coat, while the other
wants to put 1/4" drywall. The rationale for the skim coat is that it ...
But, like most old home fans, I like the unevenness of plaster walls. ... These
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Mar 14, 1999 ... Edward Lipinski Home Clinic column describes how to skim-coat plaster walls to
cover hairline cracks; drawings (M)