Drywall Repair & Installation
Water Damage Repair.
In this project extensive paint chipping and cracks were caused by the lack of primer/sealer before installation of finish paint, excessive moister from a roof leak, old age and lack of maintenance.
In fixing this issue removal of loose paint was the first step followed by skimming the walls with joint compound, sanding then priming one coat and finishing with two coats of flat paint.
Ceiling and Wall Repair.
The master bedroom drywall repair had ceiling and wall damage from a roof leak that is removed then re-insulated and repaired with new drywall. Popcorn ceilings are scraped then the knockdown texture is installed. This sliding door to the living room is framed and closed up with 5/8 drywall for better sound insulation.
Here this screened in patio area has ceiling issues procured by installing water resistant green drywall board, retexturing with knockdown then priming and painting the ceiling with 2 coats of ceiling white. This job took 3 days to complete
Initially we were going to make repairs but after further evaluation, you can see the original drywall tape was run through a machine at the time of building the house that drywallers use to automatically put mud on the tape. These machines don’t always cover the entire area of the tape leaving voids thus not using enough material to properly embed the drywall tape into the drywall compound which creates bubbles and loose unattached joint tape that over time will fail.
Water-Damaged Wall Restoration.
Here is the finished framework after removing old dry rotted 3x4 stud framing members damaged from a roof leak that was repaired first. The leak was so bad it rotted everything from the ceiling joist down to the bottom plate so we replaced that too as seen in the photos.
After completing the carpentry work we proceeded with wall insulation. Installed and finished drywall, primed and painted with two finish coats of flat paint on the walls. Then the baseboard trim was installed and finished with two coats of semi-gloss paint.