I just had my kitchen ceiling "repaired". The skim coated areas are not smooth. The ceiling has been primed and painted. I didn't see the poor work until the lighting changed.
I am looking for a new contractor. I believe the new paint should be sanded to achieve a better bond with the drywall compound. The paint is Benjamin Moore latex kitchen and bathroom paint. This is an older house built in 1958 and the ceilings and walls are actually plaster.
The contractors say sanding before the first layer of skim coat is not necessary.
Your opinion is most appreciated.
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