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  1. J

    Fix drywall painting disaster

    They are solid. The process you described is well beyond my absolute beginner DIY skills, unfortunately, but I am quite glad you confirmed skimming is not an outlandish idea; asking the neighbours is something smart and simple I hadn't thought about.
  2. J

    Fix drywall painting disaster

    Thanks opps. I would hire you but I’m in the “wrong” area. I was recommended a plasterer and painter who advised I should probably have the problematic walls skimmed. I am not sure, I am worried that would complicate the situation (more layers) as well as give me a different finish from the...
  3. J

    Fix drywall painting disaster

    While the plastering is probably pretty bad and the task was hard to accomplish, I realised I hired the wrong people. First, I would have paid them more if they had told me the plastering needed rework. I am not cheap: I want a good, smooth, even finish. You tell me how much money I have to...
  4. J

    Fix drywall painting disaster

    Nope. So probably they've got themselves covered, however if there was evidence of the plaster being a disaster they should've warned me, at least -- assuming they were aware if it. Anyway, I'll call a plasterer for a survey. Thanks.
  5. J

    Fix drywall painting disaster

    I had a team of "professionals" repaint the drywalls of a newly-purchased house. A few days after they completed the work, two kinds of defects appeared on the walls, in a large number of different spots. The first kind (depicted below) is the paint looking either depressed or protruded over...
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