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Last Activity:09-18-2010 8:51 AM
Posted in thread: which type of cornerbead? on 09-17-2010 at 05:38 PM
Hello Nestor, Actually it's been kindof entertaining debating cornerbead ins and outs. I guess
we'll have to agree to disagree on this one. It seems your biggest hangup about metal is the
Posted in thread: Wallpaper: The work of satan on 09-17-2010 at 05:00 PM
I thought I would throw in my two cents here. Actually I agree with what Paper Hanger said, the
best way is to first put some poly on the floor and tape it to the baseboard then dry peel off
Posted in thread: Finish drywall basement on 09-16-2010 at 06:53 PM
Here it is folks! How to finish drywall 101. Ok to start: First the tools involved (I'm writing
this for the DIYer not the professional) So for the beginner you will need 1. A 6'' puttyknife
that is s...
Posted in thread: Mesh over Cornerbead? on 09-16-2010 at 05:33 PM
Actually mud on beads have been around for years. Usg brand beadex has been sold as long as I
can remember. Beadex is a paper faced metal cornerbead that has excellent straightness and
great damage re...
Posted in thread: Painting and using masking tape without that nasty bleed? on 09-16-2010 at 11:25 AM
I have found that the best way to controll paint bleed is to first clean the areas free of dust
and oils that are to be masked and after you stick the tape run a small putty knife along the
Posted in thread: Removing Interior Latex Paint from Doors on 09-16-2010 at 11:16 AM
Hello, If you want to keep the mess of paint scraping contained i suggest you remove the doors,
lay them on a couple of sawhorses, and use a paint stripper. I prefer stripease semi paste, but
if you d...
Posted in thread: Help with unknown wall type and unknown paint type on 09-16-2010 at 11:08 AM
Hello again, I discussed your problem to a plsterer coworker and another suggestion is: Take an
old style can opener with the point end scratch a groovove in the cracks, and then fill with
Posted in thread: Bent drywall on 09-16-2010 at 11:01 AM
Hello, The best way depending on how extreme the arc is: For tighter radius two layers of
wetted 1/4'' for more gradual wetted 1/2'' . If you set up a saw horse and lean the rock
against it the sheetr...
Posted in thread: which type of cornerbead? on 09-16-2010 at 10:39 AM
First I would like to say that I am extremely offended when someone who doesn't know me or my
work "asumes" that all professional construction workers are out to do sub par work as fast as
they can ju...
Posted in thread: Mesh over Cornerbead? on 09-14-2010 at 06:37 PM
Hello, As a professional commercial drywall taper I wholeheartedly agree wit fiber meshing the
bead. I have taped many,many offices,hospitals,and highrises and have witnessed hundreds of