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New Construction Paint Question

Posted by jeannie01 (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 14, 10 at 10:45

One of my neighbors said that the builder does not have the ceiling painted. They have a stippled look to them, and my neighbor said she actually prefers her's unpainted as they look "whiter".

Did you have your new home ceilings painted? I know in my last house I did, so I'm thinking it's odd for them NOT to be painted. But, times change.

Should I have the builder paint them or not?


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RE: New Construction Paint Question

Paint them - they are drywall mud or have one coat od drywall sealer over drywall mud.

If you don't, the surface will absorb odors and grease.

Have them painted white, if you like, but have them painted.


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RE: New Construction Paint Question

Thanks - That's what I thought. I think it's just the builders way to save cost!


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RE: New Construction Paint Question

It is the builders way of being cheap and not doing a proper job, no other excuse.


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