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Old 04-30-2019, 02:33 PM   #1
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Drywall Window Returns

I am doing trimless windows for a remodel project and I have heard folks in the trade discuss doing the final coat with a mix of drywall mud and mortar. I am assuming this makes surface harder and less prone to damage. Does anyone have any recs regarding this and if so a recommended mix ratio?

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Old 05-13-2019, 12:16 AM   #2
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Don't know about mortars and joint compound mix for that specific application but I've seen tile guy mix it with joint compound when they needed to cover a seam the tile didn't end up covering. Since they didn't have more water resistant mud they mixed their own stuff into it to make it more water resistant. If it works or not I've got no idea.

My dad way back told me about this crazy contractor who always mixed random **** into his mud. He kept mixing aroma therapy scents into his mud so his jobs always smelled fantastic. Made the customers happy or some **** so they were more agreeable hahah...

Anyway he did it for 3 years before one of his customers was allergic to scents and he finished the job up quick and stopped before he got sued hahah.....
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