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  1. Drywall Finishing
    Hopefully the photo is clear - walls riddled with pinholes (among other issues). This work was done by a professional contractor and I don’t know the specifics on methods, materials used, etc. How would you approach remedying the pinholes if you walked into this scenario as is? Pinholes are...
  2. Drywall Finishing
    Hey! I just bought a 31.5” marshal pro skim blade. I am making a flat ceiling. I rolled the mud on with a 30mm sleeve but when I go to smooth it out it’s missing spots and giving me skips. I’m using synko lite line. I tried keeping the mud close to as trick as our of the box as well as tried...
  3. General Drywall Discussion
    I've got some builders that want the level 5 primer (Ruco Equalizer Plus & Sprayplast) to be the final paint on their jobs, mostly ceilings. Many times, the mud can barely be seen through the level 5 primer, and we're called back to "re-prime". I've explained many times that the level 5 primer...
  4. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Anyone using these, level 5 says it holds 25% more, Dewalt say 50% more??? Any help here would be great.
  5. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    1) Repair & Install drywall 2) Whole house Level 5 Sheetrock Tuff-Hide Finish & paint (walls & ceilings) 3) Living area 1920 sf., 2BRs, GR8 room(LRM+DRM+KIT), 2 Hallways 4) Experience Installing Fry Reglet "Z" Reveal Molding (baseboard-less/floating wall application) 5) Popcorn ceiling...
  6. Drywall Finishing
    Anyone else have this problem? after your work is painted the edge of the mudded and sanded seam shows under strong light as if it hasn't been sanded back enough, even though you know for a fact the edge is sanded back tight, one of my regular clients (that is fussy to the extreme) and I have...
  7. Drywall Finishing
    Has anyone lot's of experience with spraying level 5 over level 4? I've done everything from trowel, to roll on a level 5 but I'm trying to get away from sanding? Has anyone had success spraying that required minimal or no sanding?
  8. Plaster Forum
    i looking desperatly for this plaster wipedown knife as shown in this video: can anyone tell me where can i buy it or whats the name brand of the tool thanks refael
  9. General Drywall Discussion
    Hi all. New to forums. I'm building a new high-end home (3800 sq ft) in SF and wondering if I should go with Level-4 finish vs. Level-5. Its an additional $2,500 cost to do it. Is it worth it? Can I really tell the difference? Thanks.
  10. General Drywall Discussion
    Hello All, I first must apologize for not being in the drywall industry but after searching on the internet, I came across this site and I needed/want some honest opinions from professionals in the trade and not the blowhard builder we've been working with. Please, any help or info you can...
  11. Drywall Finishing
    Hey i have read some of you say you spray mud for level 5 or roll it on, whats that about, are you using all purpose?? Im asking becouse all i know of here is dulux ultra 5 or resene 3 in 1 that is sprayed on, i am doing a house with the worst light ever for showing things up so i level 4 then...
  12. Drywall Finishing
    Ahhhh Skim Coating...lol Right now its work. Have a job to look at on tuesday. Its to skim coat about 6300 sf of wall space. The wall had wall paper on it.I have done small jobs of skim coating on my own, But never this big. What Iam thinking is sand it 80 grit. And use a paint roller to put...
  13. Drywall Finishing
    after you run your tape on the joints, how many coats do you put on, and what sizes of boxes should be used. and id also like to know how to close my old thread.
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