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How To Repair the Walls and Ceiling in a Dining Room

Learn how to give a dining room an overhaul with improvements to the walls and ceiling.

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Materials

  • gypsum-based skim coat
  • water
  • plaster mix
  • primer
  • sponges
  • gel stain
  • washers
  • drywall screws
  • mesh drywall tape
  • drywall mud
  • wallpaper stripper
  • finish plaster

Tools

  • pump sprayer
  • screw gun
  • shop vacuum
  • buckets
  • putty knife
  • utility knife
  • grout float
  • drywall sander
  • rags
  • ladder
  • drop cloths
  • paintbrush
  • wallpaper-removal tool
  • scouring pads

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