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bchlvr5

03:19AM | 07/18/02
Member Since: 05/14/02
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I stripped the wallpaper off and did my best at repairing all the damaged area. But, lacking confidence, I called my usual painter and he came over. I thought he was going to smooth out some more of the "rougher" spots, but, alas, he did not. This is an elderly gentleman (74) and perhaps he needs to retire. Any way, I have some bubbles and rough spots. Is there any way I can straigthen this mess, now that it has already been painted. What caused the bubbles. They are not bad areas, but I would be much happier if they were smoother. Thanks.

BobF

07:17AM | 07/21/02
Member Since: 10/19/98
223 lifetime posts
Some pros will take the extra steps, some won't. The ones that do usually charge more (nothing is free). They know their rep depends on a good job. No one will remember that the h/o wanted to get by cheaply.

Were the patches primed first?

You need to sand and do what is need to patch the bad areas. Then prime and paint. If you have the paint left, you just need to touch up the repairs instead of painting the entire wall. If you don't have enough paint left, its best to repaint all of it. Otherwise the patches will be noticable. No two cans of paint are exactly alike - there are subtle shade differences even though the color is the same.

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