Return to the Paint Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
can you remove orange peel texture?

Posted by kismet08 (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 22, 09 at 10:46

I want to paint a small wall off my kitchen with chalkboard paint. The trouble is, I have a slight orange peel texture on my walls, which makes for a rough writing surface. Is there an easy way to get that stuff off, or am I looking at skim coating it with drywall compound and sanding smooth? can I do that over a painted wall?


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: can you remove orange peel texture?

Rough up the painted surface first, then skim coat,sand where needed, prime and topcoat. You might look into primer recommendations from the mfgr of the chalk board paint as well as if two top coats are necessary over the primer.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Paint Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here