I have a room that I need to refinish, apparently there was wall paper that
was removed and painted over. I guess they didn't get all the paste off ,
now I have what I think is called alligatoring ?
What is the best way to remove or prep these walls for a fresh coat of paint
? ( the walls are sheetrock )
If you only THINK it's called alligatoring, maybe you should describe
what's happening using words you DO know. In think case, is the
finish cracking, or wrinkling?
If you mean cracking, then look here:
If you mean wrinkling, then I quote from
Wrinkling - rough, crinkled surface caused by drying interference and
forming a wrinkled skin. Usually caused by: applying paint too
thickly; painting over insufficiently cured primer; or painting during
extreme hot or cool/damp conditions.
It's probably not alligatoring but I know what you are referring to.
Get the affected areas really wet with a spray bottle and see if the
underlying paste along with the paint over it soften up enough to use
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