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DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-17-2010, 05:38 PM
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Views: 20,266
Posted By taperguy71
Cornerbead-final thoughts

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 dent...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decorating and Design 09-17-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,698
Posted By taperguy71
Wallpaper removal

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 the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-16-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,829
Posted By taperguy71
Taping 101

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-16-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,172
Posted By taperguy71
Meshing bead

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 09-16-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,771
Posted By taperguy71
I have found that the best way to controll paint...

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 tape...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Painting Forum 09-16-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,711
Posted By taperguy71
Hello, If you want to keep the mess of paint...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-16-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,280
Posted By taperguy71
Hello again, I discussed your problem to a...

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 drywall...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-16-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,817
Posted By taperguy71
Hello, The best way depending on how extreme the...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-16-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 20,266
Posted By taperguy71
Cornerbead cont.

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-14-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,172
Posted By taperguy71
Meshing bead

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 cornerbead...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-14-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 20,266
Posted By taperguy71
cornerbead

Hello, Yes you could go with vinyl bead but I think metal is stil the best way to go mainly because vinyl has a tendency to "shine". Also all I do for a living is drywall tape commercially and all we...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 09-14-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,280
Posted By taperguy71
Closet help

Hello,From your pictures I determined you have plaster walls. Plaster is different from sheetrock as it is much harder. The cracks are common to old plaster and are fixed by first taping them with...
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