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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,... More »
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Apr 17, 2014 ... Subscribe to Our Channel and Like Our Video! How to Smooth Out Plaster Walls or Ceiling with a Skim Coat Leah from See Jane Drill ...
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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 ...

How to Skim Coat Walls | The Family Handyman


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.

DIY Plaster Repair: We Finally Put the Skim in Skim Coat - Old Town ...


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 ...

Skim Coat Plastering - Bob Vila


Learn everything you need to know about skim-coating a plaster wall.

What compound is best to use when skim coating a plaster wall that ...


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 ...

Should I skim coat the old plaster or put on new drywall?


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 ...

How to skimcoat a wall like a pro (almost) | Old House Web Blog


But, like most old home fans, I like the unevenness of plaster walls. ... These features are what makes it work as a skim coating tool instead of a window washer.

HOME CLINIC; The Technique of Skim-Coating a Plaster Wall - The ...


Mar 14, 1999 ... Edward Lipinski Home Clinic column describes how to skim-coat plaster walls to cover hairline cracks; drawings (M)