Sexy, steamy showers may create the drywall to begin peeling out of the bathroom walls if the room isn’t adequately ventilated. When a tight budget doesn’t permit the inclusion of vents, make the door open, or use a fan to keep the atmosphere. You can do the fix yourself and save money. A sealing primer can stop future moisture penetration. Use joint chemical and a spray can of texture to quickly get back the wall in shape.
Mask the top of the shower, beneath the wall, using painter’s tape. Cut a piece of painter’s plastic, utilizing a set of scissors. Make sure it is wide enough to pay for the shower. Lay the plastic on the line of tape round the shower. Secure the plastic using another field of tape. Permit the vinyl to drop down the bathtub wall and into the floor.
Remove peeling paint and flaking drywall paper using a paint scraper. Don’t drive substance off the wall.
Put on a dust mask. Sand the region gently to smooth rough edges where substance was removed, with a fine-grit sanding pad. Brush the sanding dust away using a whisk broom.
Ventilate the room and use a liberal coating of sealing primer into the area using a paintbrush or a roller. Permit the primer to dry thoroughly. Apply another coat of primer and permit it to dry.
Apply a thin coat of drywall joint compound to the area using a drywall taping knife. Scoop the joint chemical onto the taping knife and put it onto the wall. Pull the knife down the wall in a 45-degree angle, then smoothing the joint compound over the damaged region. Continue to use the chemical to the wall till you cover the region with a thin skim coat. Wipe the compound off the blade after each swipe. Permit the joint compound to dry thoroughly.
Sand the joint compound with a medium-grit sanding block. Remove the sanding dust using a whisk broom.
Apply a second, thin coat of joint compound into the area, perpendicular to the first coat, to fill in mild places. Permit the compound to dry thoroughly.
Sand the joint compound with a fine-grit sanding block. Remove the sanding dust using a whisk broom.
Shake a can of spray texture for the complete amount of time recommended by the manufacturer. Hold the can about 1 foot from the wall and then spray on the texture on the patched region with even, sweeping moves. Permit the texture to dry for the total amount of time recommended by the manufacturer.
Pour stain-blocking primer into a paint pan. Apply the primer into the wall in which you implemented the new texture. Use a paintbrush to prime small areas or a little roller to prime medium size areas. Permit the primer to dry thoroughly. Apply another coat of primer and permit it to dry.
Stir a can of paint matching the current wall color, to mix the color pigments. Pour paint into a paint pan and then use it into the primed wall using a paintbrush or a little roller. Permit the paint to dry thoroughly. Apply another coat of paint and permit it to dry thoroughly.