Should the Tape Show Through Drywall When I Paint?
The tape shouldn't necessarily show through drywall when paining, but if it does you can take a few key steps next. Find out if the tape should show through drywall when you paint with help from an experienced home repair professional in this free video clip.
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Hi, I'm Steve Clark of RFC of San Francisco. Today, I'm gonna speak about "should tape show through drywall when I paint?" When drywall tape appears while I'm painting, it shows me the person who installed the drywall, and did the tape, and applied the mud compound on top of it did a sloppy job. It should not show at all when you paint. What I do to make sure does not does not happen is I prime the area after it's dry walled, and mudded, and taped. And, then, I take a halogen light, and I go around the room to make sure that none of the tape, or none of the seems pop out or appear. If they do, I reapply another coat of mud in that area. Every time I do that, when I go to do my finish paint coat, it comes out perfect. Today, we spoke about "should the tape show through drywall when you paint?" I'm Steve Clark, a licensed general contractor, a licensed plumber of RFC of San Francisco. Thanks for watching!