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    Want to paint need help with Prep

    I want to paint my boys' room this summer. There were issues with a leaky roof and there was some damage to the window wall of their room (some holes and a few cracks. Can I prep the wall for...
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    Re: Want to paint-how to fix?

    Sorry-I'm afraid I didn't explain myself very well..when I said that the damage was in an exterior wall, I meant the window wall which had sustained quite a bid of damage from a really bad roofing...
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    Re: Want to paint-how to fix?

    I should point out that the cracks and holes are in old plaster walls (my house is about 85 years old). I have painted and spackled before, but would it work to just stuff joint compound in and on...
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    Want to paint-how to fix?

    I'm planning on painting my boys' room, but don't know how to first repair the damaged plaster on the exterior wall. We repaired the cause of the water damage that we think led to the cracks and...
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    Walls look awful!

    I live in an 85 yr. old house with plaster walls which are not holding up well. A previous owner papered over the walls and now my dining room walls are crumbling at all of the seams which looks...
  6. Thread: Is this bad?

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    Is this bad?

    The plaster walls in my house are not in good shape. The walls by my stairs to the second floor are coated in a rough plaster which has been cracking off for a while. Now I'm noticing that the wall...
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