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Amcdonald

12:41PM | 11/22/06
Member Since: 10/17/04
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My father is a do it quick DIY'er and usually ends up making more of a mess than when he began. He patched some drywall using regular compound. He then sanded each spot by hand and left awful markings and grooves. Not only did he do a bad job he then painted the entire room including the newly patched areas. How can I repair these spots? Would an electric sander and course sandpaper work, or do I need to cut out the portion of wall and start from new?


Billhart

02:05PM | 11/22/06
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
Unless there are large lumps or part that stick out then all you need to do is to skim coat it with Light Weight joint compound. It will cover of the paint and you feather it out.

Then prime and repaint.


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