Can you use joint compound over a primed wall

andrelaplume2March 25, 2010

I just decided I want another smaller closet along a wall I have already taped and primed. The closet would come off this wall at a 90 angle. I'd of course then have an inside corner at the back to tape and mud. Can you mud over a primed wall?

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fnmroberts

Sure, or a painted wall too for that matter. Tape and mud will adhere the same way as to new drywall.

    Bookmark   March 26, 2010 at 10:11AM
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bio-modified

No problem, have done that many times.

    Bookmark   April 6, 2010 at 10:46PM
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brickeyee

In many cases you actually prime damaged drywall before skimming it with compound to limit the water absorption in the damaged drywall.

    Bookmark   April 7, 2010 at 11:11AM
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