Our contractor just finished skim coating drywall/plaster walls. It seems like the walls are still dusty from sanding, etc. what do I need to do to prep the walls for priming/painting?

I obviously need to get rid of the dust. Do I wipe it down and then wait for the walls to dry again? What else do I need to do?


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Damp towel. It picks up the dust, it doesn't really get the wall particularly wet.

  • I did this and primed without any problems.
    – milesmeow
    Nov 7, 2016 at 9:36

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