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friend of a friend

01:56AM | 01/24/04
Member Since: 01/23/04
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Does anyone know the pros and cons of a light orange peeled finish on ceilings and walls. Again, thanks. Friend of a friend


01:01AM | 01/26/04
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
The pros are that it hids defects in the walls such as tape joints and nails and the cons are that if you ever get a hole in the walls it very dificult to match the texture again and if you want to hang wallpaper you need to use a wallline first. If you can get a good drywall finisher you don't need the texture to hid defects as there won't be that many to hid.


03:07AM | 01/26/04
Member Since: 05/19/03
457 lifetime posts
That is true but some people also just like the design or I should say look of this too.
It is a little harder to clean than a flat,once you have it your pretty much stuck with it.
But their are a lot of different cool painting techniques you can do with this,its not as drab as a flat wall (personal opinion)I think repainting these a alot easier for the regular home owner,lap lines and brush marks are almost 100% certain that you wont get any.

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