Joint compound Sentence Examples
Instead of powder, use a premixed joint compound to fill drywall seams.
Take plenty of time to fill the recess between the tapered edges of drywall with joint compound.
Apply a second coat of joint compound after the first has dried thoroughly.
Apply a third layer of joint compound using a 10 to 12 inch drywall knife.
Dust or residue may prevent the joint compound from sticking to the sheetrock.
Use a trowel to spread a layer of joint compound over the damaged area.
If the hole is deep, the joint compound may shrink as it dries.
Another application of joint compound solves this problem.
Spread the joint compound over the hole and mesh tape to cover it completely, using the trowel to apply, smooth and remove excess joint compound.
After the first application is dry, add another layer, this time extending the joint compound over a larger area.Advertisement
Apply the joint compound over the mesh tape as described above.
Once the joint compound is completely dry, lightly sand it to smooth it out for better blending into the surrounding wall.
Apply a thin layer of joint compound to each seam in the sheetrock.
Place mesh sheetrock tape over the joint compound before it sets.
Apply another thin layer of joint compound over the tape, smoothing it with the putty knife to create an even finish.Advertisement
Apply joint compound to all of the screw dimples on the sheetrock.
After the first round of joint compound is dry, apply a second coat to both the joints and the screw dimples.
On the seam joints with tape, extend the joint compound about two to three inches beyond the edges of the tape to help it blend in with the wall.
The joint compound on the screw dimples should create a 3 to 4 inch circle around each screw.
Apply a very thin final layer of joint compound if necessary to create a finished look.Advertisement