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Old 10-22-2016, 01:04 PM   #1
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Can you skim & re-texture ceiling w/o damaging wall paint?


I have a client who would like us to skim, re-texture and repaint their entire ceiling, but without damaging or causing the need to repaint the walls.

Does anyone know of a method by which this would be possible?

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Fresco harmony would be perfect for this situation. Nick is usually on here once every couple days. Just hang tight I'm sure he will give you all the information you need.


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Skim first.

Then do a skip trowel texture.





Then prime and paint. Totally doable to redo ceilings without damaging the walls.
I do it all the time.
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What is so hard about that? Mask the walls off with blue tape along the ceiling edge and drape with plastic. It is done all of the time.
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Skim first.

Then do a skip trowel texture.





Then prime and paint. Totally doable to redo ceilings without damaging the walls.
I do it all the time.
That is what we call a brocade. God awful texture. Skip trowel is much lighter with smaller openings.
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That is what we call a brocade. God awful texture.
Different regions have different names for texture.

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Skip trowel is much lighter with smaller openings.
Almost sounds like what we call knockdown.
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I have a client who would like us to skim, re-texture and repaint their entire ceiling, but without damaging or causing the need to repaint the walls.

Does anyone know of a method by which this would be possible?

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What's on the ceiling ?
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I agree with the tips here. If you want to isolate a surface mask it off. Fresco Harmony would be a great alternative to texturing and painting. There's a lot of great videos on our YouTube page and if you'd like to try some product just message me your address and I'll send you some information. Also check out our website for more information.
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I agree with the tips here. If you want to isolate a surface mask it off. Fresco Harmony would be a great alternative to texturing and painting. There's a lot of great videos on our YouTube page and if you'd like to try some product just message me your address and I'll send you some information. Also check out our website for more information.
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https://youtu.be/2_6hHhTFTCE
Like the color thing, think someone in denmark has seen your work.

Colour mud + some kind of sealer covering 10 squaremeter costing 100$

People have started doing one wall in a room, not the entire room...

There are pictures in different magazines and so on.. :S
http://kabecopenhagen.dk/

I have never used their products, so dont much about it...
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Different regions have different names for texture.



Almost sounds like what we call knockdown.
Can't fool me. Those are amoebas under a 300 power microscope.
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