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sgold

08:52AM | 12/25/03
Member Since: 12/24/03
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Not long ago, water leaked from the upstairs bathroom to the ceiling below.Not alot,but enough so that a 3'-4' tape joint bubbled. What can I do? This is a textured ceiling.

5slb6

01:18AM | 12/26/03
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
You will need to remove the damaged tape and texture and remud and tape the area. Then you will need to prime the area with a stain killer to stop beed thru from drywall coming thru the texture. Depending on the texture you should be able to find it in a spray can at you local paint store or building supply.

sgold

04:10AM | 12/27/03
Member Since: 12/24/03
2 lifetime posts
i was afraid you were going to say that. thanks for your help.

Lawrence

04:54PM | 12/27/03
Member Since: 11/14/00
333 lifetime posts
You do need to bore out the joint so as to remove the rotted or damaged material, patch and re-tape, re-texture it, and re-paint.

BTW, I have not used it for, say, popcorn ceiling texture (because I made it a mission to remove all popcorn from my home in my remodel), but the aerosol spray cans of texture work phenomenally well!! I have used it on entire lengths of walls when, say, re-taping the ceiling to the wall, and (especially after primer and a coat of good paint) you cannot tell where the old orange peel texture stops and the new patchwork begins. It makes the job far easier than you might think. I can't imagine doing it without them.

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