Monday, September 12, 2016

How to Repair Bull Nose Wall Edges - Part 2 of 2 - Wall Texture

Three inch paint roller cover on a small paint frame
Fig.1 Roller
By Gary Boutin

Tools and Supply:
Homax Orange Peel Spray
Roller Frame w/2 inch Cover
Tape Blue
Tarps

This post deals with repairing bull nose that are the rage in newer homes. After a few years the bull nose edges can get bent (pushed in).

This post shows the eight steps on repairing a dog carrier damaged wall.

Step 1: Fig.1 shows the tools to repair the wall damage. Fig.2 shows the Homax Orange Peel Wall Texture that will be sprayed on the wall. For more information click here.
Fig.2
Texture
Step 2: Fig.3 and fig.4 shows the wall is damaged by a dog crate. The pictures below do not show the damage very well but there is a horizontal line on the wall were the edges of the crate removed the texture.
Fig.3 Second Coat
Fig.4 Texture blended 
into the wall
Step 3: The first step is to spray the texture on the wall. Its only a line so the spray has to spread over a much larger area than the line damage. Fig.5 show the first layer of texture on the wall.

Fig.5 Texture applied
Step 4: Fig.6 shows this roller is the tool that will flatten the joint compound bubbles. It will help create the texture on the wall.

Fig.6 Roll

Step 5: Fig.7 shows that after the texture on the damage area has dried for 5-to-7 minutes use the roller to flatten the joint compound. Fig.8 shows what happen if you apply to much pressure on the wall.
Fig.7 Use the roller
Fig.8 To much pressure

Step 6: Fig.9 shows another application of the texture on  the wall. It will take 3-or-4 application to make sure that the wall is the same level. Too much an the wall will have a bump to little and the line will show when painted.

Fig.9 Second application
Step 7: Fig.10 shows the final rolling of the wall.
Fig.10 Wall finished

Step 8: Fig.11 the cleaning of the roller in the sink.
Fig.11 Cleaning



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