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I would put a wood frame around/over it then cover the frame with a hardboard then decorate that. Many times that an internal framed wall has been removed to find things behind.


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Yeah, that's totally fine. You do that all the time with restorative surface prep, alternating layers of epoxy primer, "bondo" (Abatron, West System ultralight filler etc.), sanding, primer, bondo, rinse wash repeat. Though honestly, the best thing you can possibly do with a rickety old garage is stabilize it. Why? Because stabilizing an old building is ...


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Knot stains happen when the sap of real wood transfers through the paint. Knots are full of sap, and don't fully dry out when the boards are processed. This can't happen with drywall. What does commonly transfer through drywall is water, and I would guess that what you have here is a water stain. It could be a leaky pipe fitting, or it could be ...


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Gyprock ? Is that a name for Sheetrock? If so moisture above could be a problem even if properly sealed and painted. The year of construction would be helpful also. Green /blue board are forms of water resistant Sheetrock, as the lighting level is low I cannot tell but it may be green board from my best guess. Many bathrooms that do not have proper ...


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You can apply thinset over the RedGard and prime and paint over that. Joint compound is reactivated when it absorbs water and can cause problems like mold and blistering or delamination of paint film.


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