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Painted Drywall Repairs are Shiny

I’ve painted over some repairs in my drywall and now those spots appear to be shiny. How do I fix this?

Alan,

Thank you for listening – we appreciate you!

You repaired some holes in the drywall and now the repainted areas are “shiny” and don’t blend in with the surrounding wall.

Assuming the paint itself is the same color and finish (gloss/satin, etc), the solution is fairly simple.

When you have a subtle paint texture on the surrounding walls, instead of dry sanding those ..read more

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Professional Painter

Christine,

Thank you for listening to the Inside Outside Guys – we appreciate you!

You home has “dart holes” in the walls and ceilings? Curious as to how they got there – but I was a child and I am a parent, so maybe no explanation needed!

It sounds as though you need the services of a professional painter and we have one for you. Call Kim at 517-745-0360 and ask him for a bid proposal on the work you need. Kim can offer any ..read more

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Painting over Drywall

Alan,

Thank you for listening – we appreciate you!

You repaired some holes in the drywall and now the repainted areas are “shiny” and don’t blend in with the surrounding wall.

Assuming the paint itself is the correct (same) color and finish (gloss/satin, etc), the solution is fairly simple.

When you have a subtle paint texture on the surrounding walls, instead of dry sanding those repairs use a damp sponge to “wet” sand the repairs.

This actually allows you to create a light – or ..read more

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