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A spare bedroom of mine that I use as an office had a splatter paint effect done by a previous owner. Latex paint was used and it appeared to be flung onto the walls and ceiling (and many other surfaces in the room) by just loading paint brushes and whipping them across the room. This created heavy paint streaks everywhere that were nearly impossible to cover. I didn't want to do a texture paint effect to try to hide the splatter, and I didn't want to wallpaper the room either; I was looking to get the walls back to as close to flat as possible. There was no way a few coats of paint would cover it. Since it was latex paint, sanding was pretty much out of the question. And with drywall, a heat gun to loosen an scrape away the paint wasn't really an option either.
After having several friends, extended friends of the family, and finally, professional contractors out to look at the room and offer suggestions, I was basically down to two options: tear down the existing drywall to the studs and re-drywall the entire room (including ceiling), or try to find an expert that could skim coat the entire room to level out the walls and cover the mess that was made with the splatter effect.
I had gone through at least half a dozen contractors that I either felt wouldn't do the job justice or were incredibly expensive. Granted, this job was probably out-of-the-ordinary for most contractors, but I didn't get a good feeling from anyone early on. Had I chosen to re-drywall the entire room, not only would it have been invasive, but also very expensive. Then along came
The original estimate was that it would take 2-3 days. Since my job was relatively minor in comparison to other jobs
By the end of day one, I could already see the improvements. The splatter paint was nearly unnoticeable, and I was getting excited for my "new" room. When Tuesday morning rolled around, I unfortunately came down with a stomach illness, but I knew it was too late in the morning to ask
Because the splatter paint was on pretty much every surface (including the trim, window sill, and closet door), I also had
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