I bought a tub of DAP spackling compound to use to smooth out an area of my
wall in the kitchen where I pried off some tile. The instruction say "do
not use for a skim coat". Why is that? Is it ok to use the stuff to level
out my wall?
A skim coat is a thin coat across a wide area. Sounds like exactly what you
were planning on doing with the spackling.
You may want to return the spackling compound and get a 1 gallon pail of
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