Skim Coating

Skim Coating with 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. Skim coatings are a cost effective way to repair a wall without having to replace it entirely. CertaPro Painters® installation process involves carefully spreading multiple layers of joint compound. Once the compound has dried, we gently smooth the walls by sanding off any rough edges. Skim coating is ideally used in the following situations:

  • Wallpaper removal damage

    If wall coverings are not properly removed by a professional, there could be significant damage to your walls. Our skim coating process smooths out your walls by applying a mixture of joint compound, letting it dry, and sanding it smooth.

  • Covering textured ceilings

    Say goodbye to outdated popcorn ceilings!  can apply several coats of skim to your ceiling in order to build up a smooth, finished surface.

  • Repairing cracked paint

    Our interior painters can easily cover peeling or cracked paint by spreading on our skim coating mixture.

Although applying skim coating may seem like a simple process, it’s actually quite difficult to apply if you’re inexperienced with a trowel. For the best results, we recommend hiring an experienced professional, like CertaPro Painters® to perform the skim coating for you. Once the work of our interior painters is complete, your walls will look as good as ever. Call today to receive a free skim coat and painting estimate!

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