crack patched

 Another coat of joint compound is spread over the large repair and the dent. They will need at least 2 coats of compound.
 The stick on wall patch is also coated with compound.
 It will need 2-3 coats of compound. The crack by the window is opened slightly with the pointed end of a bottle opener and coated with joint compound. it will need 1 or 2 coats of joint compound.
 Lightly sand any high ridges between coats

joints are caulked

Nail holes and dents are filled.

Use spackling compound or   wood. filler on the wood work. Use joint compound or spackling compound on the walls and ceilings

Caulk the joints and the cracks in the corners with latex caulk

patches are sanded

Patched and filled areas are sanded with 120 grit sandpaper.

Use a hand-sander for wall patches. Sanding screen is also available for sanding joint compound.
 It is sometimes possible to use a wet sponge instead of sandpaper but some people find it more difficult to get good results this way
 Woodwork patches are also sanded with120 grit 

Caulk need not be sanded.

stains are primed

Stains, ink & knots are sealed

Use oil base or alcohol based primer-sealer for the water stains and the ink or crayon.

Use alcohol based primer-sealer for knots.

Check old paint for any debris you wish to sand out

Dust out or vacuum room


First coat is applied to ceiling  using a 2.5" angular sash brush to cut in the corners. Then it's rolled with a 9" roller on an extension poll

Apply second coat ceiling paint if desired when dry

Optional Prime entire ceiling with latex primer or primer sealer  ( use oil primer if necessary) follow with 1 coat of ceiling paint.

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