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Drywall texture used?

Can someone please help me identify the texture in this picture? I’ve been patching a few holes around the house and cannot get the texture to match no matter what I do! Notice how’s very little ...
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Remove thick, painted joint compound from walls

My husband and I recently bought a home where a joint compound artist applied his trade :). All walls and ceilings are covered in those half-circle swirls and the ceilings go one step further to ...
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What would cause these bubbles in texture?

I recently had a contractor out doing work on my bathroom, including re-texturing walls and painting. When we 'moved back in', I noticed the walls are littered with these little 'holes' or bubbles and ...
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Skim coating over cigarette stained walls

We are moving into a house with yellow stained walls from the smoker who lived there for 40+ years. On top of that, every single wall is textured. We already plan on skim coating to cover the texture. ...
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What kind of wall/ceiling texture is this?

Can you please help me identify this wall/ceiling texture and how to achieve it? I recently had to replace a patch and cannot figure out how to duplicate the pattern.
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How do I remove textured paint from my patio floor?

My patio flooring has a paint-like texture on it that is chipping off. The base is concrete. I have tried scraping, but it's incredibly tedious to get up and is taking hours of work. Is there some ...
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Seeking input on popcorn ceiling removal

Cross post from HomeImprovement subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/HomeImprovement/comments/gphjmr/seeking_input_on_popcorn_ceiling_removal/ So... somebody decided we should undertake the task of ...
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How do I replicate this drywall texture?

It's on my ceiling and we can't figure out what they used.
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Elevated area around switch due to repair - need guidance matching texture?

I recently ripped and replaced a 2 gang switch so that I could run new wire down from a different fixture, and unfortunately my hole was much larger than the old work box I replaced the original with. ...
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Trying to patch areas of drywall texture

Can someone please help me identify this type of drywall texture and maybe give me some tips for how to match it. I’ve got a few areas where I’ve patched and I’m not finding anything online to help ...
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Should I use 1/4" drywall to cover ceiling texture or imperfections?

My laundry room ceiling had to have a large section of its 1/2" drywall ceiling removed and replaced a few years back after a copper water pipe had a leak. The replacement was fully taped but was ...
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How do I achieve this ceiling texture?

My home has a ceiling texture that i can't seem to duplicate. Attached is a photo. If someone can please identify and tell me how to duplicate this look I would appreciate it. It makes things more ...
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How to clean a very textured patio with deep mud and rust stains?

I would like to clean a very textured patio that has deep mud and rust stains so I have tried using washing up liquid but that hasn't removed it. Any suggestions on how to would be grateful.
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How do I butt cement backer board to a textured ceiling?

I'm remodeling my shower. It's a fiberglass shower, so no drywall. How do I butt cement boards up to a textured ceiling without damaging the texture? I assume that the corners need mesh taping.
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How can I replicate this drywall texture?

The title and picture say it all. It's a very subtle texture.
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what kind of drywall texture is this and type of brush to use to get this texture

I would like to know the texture in my drywall ceiling to repair and match the existing texture
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Problems Using Stud Finder on a Textured Wall - Due to Finder or Texture?

My wife is having me hang some heavy curtains on a textured wall. Of course, the first thing I did was to get out my stud finder - specifically, my Zircon HD55. I felt I was getting strange results ...
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What’s the best way to remove this drywall texture?

Just wondering what is the best method to remove the trowel pattern on my ceiling, want to take out the “pizza” pattern. Thank you.
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What is this texture called and how can I match it?

I repaired a 2' x 4' section of our ceiling, and I'd like to match the surrounding texture. Is this a sprayed texture like orange peel, or just some kind of roller stipple? Assuming it was orange ...
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What kind of ceiling is this?

What kind of ceiling is this, and what's the process like for making it smooth?
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Likelihood of asbestos under newer ceiling texture?

Edit: Adding some up-front clarification because people seem to be fixating on the "asbestos" part of this question. This is what I am asking for: help determining what prior work may have been done ...
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What can be sprayed over ceiling mastic?

I want to spray a ceiling to seal it and possibly also obscure the uneven surface but am unsure what will stick well. This ceiling assumably used to have tiles. There is an array of thick glue-like ...
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Anyone know what this paper backing under this ceiling texture is?

I'm hoping someone knows what appears to be some kind of paper backing under ceiling texture is. Some areas are just peeling right off. Mainly around cracks. Other areas are very difficult and it ...
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Please identify this ceiling texture

Please identify this ceiling texture Thank you!
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Best method for painting textured walls?

How do pros paint textured walls, specifically knockdown texture? I'm using a Sherwin Williams emerald paint, an acrylic latex paint and a roller with a 3/4" nap. However, I'm still left with large ...
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What type of wall texture is this? How can I match it?

Looking for what type of wall texture this is, how is it applied (i.e. spray on)? Basement window flooded, I need to match the texturing around the rest of the room. It looks like a SantaFe ...
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How do I get crisp, clean edges in the corners where two paint colors meet?

I am about to renovate my room. A part of this plan includes painting all but one wall and the ceiling white, the other wall will be bright green. My walls are lightly textured and if this makes any ...
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Wall Textures In Different US States [closed]

I am trying to learn about wall textures. Can someone share some knowledge about in which US states are textured walls (like orange peel, ....) common vs which states they are not common? I would ...
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How do I achieve this texture?

I need to make some wall repairs in our house (lath and plaster). After making the repairs, I'll need to add texture over the repairs. After doing a bit of research, it looks like this is a so-called "...
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What type of wall texture is this?

I'm trying to repair a wall and need to know what type of texture this is. Thank you.
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How to match this wall texture? Maybe it's orange oeel

How can I match the texture in the photo?
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Identify drywall texture

I’m having trouble figuring out how to replicate this texture.
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How can I tape drywall joints at the ceiling with existing texture?

I am redoing my subbasement. Originally the inside corner where the wall meets the ceiling was not taped and jointed. Some floor trim was used as a poor man's version of crown molding, and it is ...
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Removed wainscoting - Will I need to sand the entire wall?

First time DIY'er here and I decided it was time to update my office by removing the wainscoting and giving it a fresh coat of paint. However, before I get there, I was hoping for a little feedback......
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Paint/plaster texture question

My walls and ceiling are skip trowl lath and plaster and (many layers) painted, I’m doing some cutting and patching and using DAP Patching Plaster. It goes on great but after I sand and paint it the ...
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Is acoustical texture in HVAC ducts an asbestos concern?

We bought a house 3 years ago - it was built in 1972. Most of the textured ceilings were already removed, except for a few. I recently noticed the texture actually extends behind the wall-mounted ...
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How can I paint inside corners of textured walls at the ceiling or baseboard?

In this question, techniques are described to paint the edge of a textured wall along a textured ceiling. How can I paint inside corners though? Mashing the brush into the corner seems to do OK, but ...
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How can you replicate Sand/Perlite?

Just finished patching two rather large but thin cracks that required taping and 8" on either side of joint compound/feathering. It looks rather smooth and would blend in nicely if it weren't for the ...
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What is this texture called and how do I replicate it

I extended a ceiling about 13 inches and need to continue the same or similar pattern, only about 4 inches of it will be visible because I will be mounting wall cabinets below the new ceiling.
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How to match this wall texture

I'm having trouble matching this drywall texture: Would appreciate help on this. Thanks!
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Can I use hot mud to create orange peel texture

I have Westpac Joint compound fast set 40 lite. Can I use this to create texture on a wall? What is the basic difference in the texture specific compound (like Homax below) and fast set compound (...
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What type of wall texture is this, and how do you remove it?

What type of wall texture is this called? What is the best way to remove it so I can replace it with orange peel?
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Removing high gloss paint from walls

I'm trying to prep my interior walls so when the drywallers come, they can add a single layer of skim coat and re-texture everything (the current texture is really uneven and ugly). The walls have a ...
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Scraping paint globs off textured drywall

So I am not a pro painter and when I rolled my newly drywalled and orange peel textured ceiling I didn't go in a pattern. I just rolled straight across. There are areas where there a globs from ...
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What kind of paint and texture is this? And how do you patch this area?

What kind of paint and texture is this? And how do you patch this area?
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Painted sample areas have different sheen than the rest of the wall

I recently finished my basement. Had the drywall textured. Painted three sample areas of different paint colors I was trying to decide on. I decided on one and got the paint from a different paint ...
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Help identifying type of texture on walls

Probably a dumb question, but I'm having trouble determining if these walls are orange peel or knockdown textures. The first two photos below are in the same room, but at the minimum seem like ...
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How do I match this ceiling texture?

How do I match this texture? What are the exact steps needed?
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How do I remove painted knockdown texture?

We scraped our popcorn ceilings and had somebody do knockdown texture in the whole house. Problem is, that when the guy went to prime over the texture, some of the texture started peeling off on the ...
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How do I repair cracks in thincoat plaster?

I have a crack in the thincoat plaster that is over the drywall. There is an orange peel texture over the thincoat. What is this caused by, and what is the best way to repair it?