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patrish81
Crater walls

We just purchased a home that has so much texture on it the wall could be dangerous. There a peaks more than 1/4 in depth and over 6 inches long all over the entire room and it appears it has been painted. Is there any way to dissolve the compound and if not, can drywall be installed over it. I'm afraid the drywall would make the room smaller but if that's the only alternative, I will be glad to have it done.:

plastrr385
Re: Crater walls

If you cant scrape it off. Then the best bet would be to demo it and reboard it.

Hank Bauer
Re: Crater walls
patrish81 wrote:

We just purchased a home that has so much texture on it the wall could be dangerous. There a peaks more than 1/4 in depth and over 6 inches long all over the entire room and it appears it has been painted. Is there any way to dissolve the compound and if not, can drywall be installed over it. I'm afraid the drywall would make the room smaller but if that's the only alternative, I will be glad to have it done.:

Check out this tool.
EPF 1500 Scouring Machine.
Concrete Tool Supply
You will need a good shop vac also.
Plus it will cost you somewhere around $ 450.00 / $ 500.00
Does a supper jof and fast on plaster.

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