Asked by: Shuangli Erdel
asked in category: General Last Updated: 27th April, 2020

How do you cover an imperfect wall?

For relatively flat flaws, apply a sponge-painting treatment to the wall for a splash of color that will distract from the issues. Or, if you need to cover a bumpy imperfections, mix a textured additive like silica sand into wall paint before applying it over the problem area.

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Considering this, what is the best paint to cover wall imperfections?

Eggshell paint is slightly reflective. It shows more imperfections than flat paint, but not as many as glossier finishes. Satin paint is similar to eggshell, but it stands up well to moisture and is the best choice for hiding problems in a heavily used area. Semi-gloss and high-gloss paint are extremely reflective.

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Accordingly, how do you cover up wall texture?

Four ways to get rid of unwanted textured walls:

  1. Apply a skim coat.
  2. Replace the textured drywall with new drywall.
  3. Cover the walls with another material, such as wood.
  4. Live with it.

How do you make old walls look new?

- How to Skim Coat Walls -

  1. Wipe down the walls with a damp cloth, or blow them off with a shop vac.
  2. Load a little mud onto the drywall knife and skim it onto the wall as thin as possible.
  3. Let the mud dry.
  4. Check to see if anything needs touched up (follow the above steps to touch up).

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