Remodeling My Mobile Home

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Old 09-14-16, 03:42 PM
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Remodeling My Mobile Home

Doing some remodeling and I have a few questions about the walls. Q1...How do I get the beige paint that is peeling smoothed out to paint over? I tried taking a piece of small grit sand paper to it and it just kept peeling away. Q2...I bought some good quality white paint with primer, when I paint over those different colors you see, will it all come out the same color? TIA!Name:  image.jpg
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Old 09-14-16, 03:47 PM
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I figured it out and edited it, thank you!
 
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Old 09-15-16, 02:51 AM
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What is this a picture of? Do you have any that aren't close up? If it is a wall intersecting a floor, you will have base molding where the errant line is anyway, so smoothing it out and painting it may be a moot point.
 
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Old 09-15-16, 03:27 AM
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Most mobile homes use 1/4" drywall with a printed vinyl face [instead of the normal paper face]
I'd lightly cut just beyond the peeled areas and scrape it up to that point, then apply a thin layer of joint compound to smooth out the transition. Once dry you should be able to sand, prime and paint. Primer/paint alone won't make that bad spots disappear although it would make it slightly less visible.
 
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