Painting over vertical stripe treatment?

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Anonymous Staff asked 3 years ago

The home I bought has a vertical stripe treatment on the wall. The stripes are about 12″ apart. Every other stripe has what looks like a glaze or maybe just a gloss finish. The tape lines left a vertical line or “bump”. When I paint over it with my color, the vertical bumps/lines show. What to do? Thanks

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MagicDave Staff answered 3 years ago

Spackle all the lines…

crowderpainting Staff answered 3 years ago

Spackle or drywall mud applied and sanded as mentioned. Another option is applying a texture, depends on the overall look your after and the amount of work you are willing to do.

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