Joint compound sentence example

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