I Won't Be Beaten By Drywall

Last Thursday I had some drywall contractors in to fix my bathroom issues. They sanded, mudded, and retextured. They told me to wait 24 hours before painting.

Sunday morning I got up, masked everything off, and started painting. I took care of the high parts (near the ceiling) and Jenn got the middle and lower parts.

Jenn had almost finished when I heard, "Oh my God!"

That's never good.

I went in to find that a baseball-sized chunk of texture had come clean off the wall and was stuck to the roller.

I guess it wasn't fixed after all.

I called the drywall company who, of course, don't have anyone in the office on the weekend, and left a message to have them call me. If I don't hear from them by 11:00a or so, I'm calling them back. I won't be beaten by drywall. I won't. I'll finish painting this bathroom if it kills me (which it probably will).

I won't even get into the fact that we want to install crown molding in there, too. With bullnose corners, no less. I'll have to measure the angles... here comes my high school geometry, back in action.

posted on Monday, August 02, 2004 10:34 AM | Filed Under [ Homeownership ]

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