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Do you have any damaged or uneven walls in your home? If so, our interior painters can properly repair your damaged walls or ceilings by using a skim coating application.

Father and Son Skim Coat Repair

Let us help you Improve the look of those Damaged Walls and Ceilings 

Skim Coating is the most cost effective and time effective way to bring new life into your interior walls. Consider using this technique in any remodels or new construction projects.

Our experienced skim coating contractors will examine your walls and ceiling and give you an honest view of the required work and costs. When you’re ready to get started, they will execute the plan in an effective and efficient manner.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Purpose of Skim Coating a Wall?

Skim Coating is a process of applying a thin layer of plaster to a wall in order toeven out the surface, repair damaged areas, or prepare the wall for painting. The process is fairly simple: a thin layer of plaster is applied to the wall with a trowel, and then the plaster is allowed to dry. Once it is dry, the surface can be sanded smooth and painted. Skim coating is often used to repair walls that have been damaged by water or other factors. It is also commonly used to prepare walls for painting, as it provides an even surface that paint can adhere to easily. Skim coating is a popular option for wall repair due to its relatively low cost and simple application process. Whether you’re looking to repair damage or prepare your walls for painting, skim coating is an effective solution.

How Do You Prep A Wall For Skim Coating?

 Prepping a wall for skim coating
Cover all the cracks. Do this with fiberglass mesh tape. …
  1. Cover the entire wall. If the entire wall is severely uneven, you have to apply fiberglass mesh sheets to the entire wall. …
  2. Apply skim coat. …
  3. Put on a respirator mask. …
  4. Sand the wall. …
  5. Clean the wall. …
  6. Mask off the walls with painters tape. …
  7. Cut in the walls.

Source: EHow


Is Skim Coating Necessary?

Knowing When To Skim Coat.

Skim coating can be a time-consuming process, and it isn’t always necessary. It’s especially desirable in areas of critical lighting, such as the upper parts of walls under a skylight or a hallway with a light source that shines obliquely on the walls.

Source:  Home Guides

How Much Will This Service Cost Me?

There are many factors to consider when givien as estimate for Dry Wall Repair and Skim Coating Services/ More complex spaces, such as a ceiling or intricate hallway, tend to be on the higher end of the cost range..

For Home Owners the Connecticut area, please contact Father and Son Painting for an estimate best suited for your Home improvement Project!

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Berlin, CT

Wethersfield, CT

Middletown, CT

New Britian, CT