Sunday, October 5, 2014

How to Apply Orange Peel Spray Texture

Fig.1 Homax © 
Spray Texture
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools:
Homax© Aerosol Wall Texture Oil-Based Orange Peel Spray Texture  

Working for The Home Depot many people ask how to apply texture on their walls? Hopefully this post will help many customers conquer the wall problems.

This post shows how to apply spray texture to a normal wall.

Step 1: Purchase fig.1 Homax © Spray Texture or something similar.
Step 2: Clean the wall that needs to be sprayed, if the wall is newly primed or sanded then the wall is ready to be sprayed. The wall must be dried before applying textured.
Step 3: Pull off the white plastic safety tag. 
Step 4: Fig.2 through fig.4 shows Homax Orange Peel© texture pattern. This texture dries in five minutes.
Fig.2 First circular 
spray of the wall
Fig.3 Texture being 
sprayed in one area

Fig.4 Texture pattern

Step 5: Fig.5 and fig.6 shows a sponge was used to clean up the texture over spray.
Fig.5 Sponge clean 
top of baseboard
Fig.6 Sponge clean 
baseboard and tarp
Step 6: Fig.7 and fig.8 shows the wall has been sprayed and is ready for painting.
Fig.7 The finished wall
Fig.8 Wall finished

Interesting Sites:

1. Orange Peel Wall Texture Homax © give a demonstration of use this product.  
2. Aerosol Wall Texture, Water-Based Orange Peel.
3. Material Safety Data Sheets comply with OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard    
4. Video Library: Homax has 10 video on how to use their product. 

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