COMMUNITY FORUM

wjls55

05:03AM | 07/04/07
Member Since: 07/03/07
3 lifetime posts
Bvbrush
My painter sealed some holes up after recessed lights were put in. Now one of the holes is peeling and there is a brown ring around it.How do I fix that.

Billhart

06:13AM | 07/04/07
Member Since: 04/25/05
1916 lifetime posts
That is an indication that moisture is coming through.

Now if there was a existing stain a stain blocking primer should have been used.

And several of latex primers that I am familar with can be painted over in 1 hour. But if you are using it for stain blocking then you need to wait 3 hours.

But the shellac versions are better.

But if this is a new stain then then it might have been painted before the patch was completely dry.

Or you might have a new moisture problem.

wjls55

07:08AM | 07/04/07
Member Since: 07/03/07
3 lifetime posts
Thank you for your answer. It is a new stain. I think the painter didn't let it dry enough before painting. I bought oil base primer to go over the stain. But before I do that I noticed the spot is peeling. How do I fix the peeling since it was just plastered?

Billhart

07:40AM | 07/04/07
Member Since: 04/25/05
1916 lifetime posts
Scrap and use a spong sanding block and get all of the loose off.

If what is left is solid then you can skip this step.

Then prime the area to lock in anything that is questionable.

If the damaged area is just a couple of dime to quarter size spots and they aren't too deep you can use vinyl spackle. After it has dried then sand smooth and prime.

If you have more damage then use Light Weight drywall compound.

Coer the area and after dry sand it.

Depending on how well you did you might want to do a second coat.

When using DW compound a thin coat is better. Much less sanding and dust. You can always put on a second coat.

The idea is to get it smooth and "spread out" so that it is not a hump.

And work at sanding the edge where it meets the old surface. You want it to feather out.

Then prime.
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Colorful, useful, and fun, these tire planters form the foundation for a delightful container garden. Just spray-paint old... Reused steel windows create an eye-catching splashguard in this walk-in shower. The vintage factory windows bring an inter... A galvanized steel tub is a surprising but charming fixture in this bright and breezy screened patio. It's perfect for was... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... If you lack plumbing skills but have a good sturdy tree, here's the easiest outdoor shower solution of all: Simply attach... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... How do you like this smart use for an old bottle? Clamp an empty wine bottle to a fence or wall near your outdoor deck or ... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp2