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Old 03-24-2017, 01:55 AM
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I didn't use primer at all on new drywall throughout the entire room. It literally drank in the paint and I can still see the texture of the paper after the first coat. Even after the second I can still kind of see it. While the walls aren't wet per se if I press hard my hand wants to stick to the surface (which I thought was because I got semi gloss) but also if I rub my fingertips against the wall they come away blue with a chalky texture.

I'm hoping that laying a coat of primer over this will solve the problem. I'd hate to have to tear out all the new drywall because of this.
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Old 03-24-2017, 02:48 AM
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You will not have to tear down drywall. UHG! Thank God. You are on your way to fixing the issue. Friggen marketers!
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I hear ya, Mark but I'm not happy essentially wasting 2 gallons of paint either. That shit ain't cheap.

Anyway, I ended up putting primer over some spots where I had to fill in imperfections in the jointing and it seems to be much firmer. We'll see once I paint on top of it - but first I bought another gallon of primer (as well as another gallon of the blue paint which I'm SICK of working with) and am going to redo the whole room. Ugh.
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