Semi Smooth Wall Texture
Work in about a 2 foot area by pulling the compound down and down then back and forth in smooth motions until it begins to set a little bit.
Semi smooth wall texture. Skim coating drywall to smooth out walls hide old texture and fix defects. Orange peel also called splatter or eggshell looks like the skin of an orange. Using a brush with long bristles on a rounded brush is the best way to accomplish the stomp brush. Simply push upwards into the mud with the rounded brush and repeat the pattern until the entire wall is textured.
It s durable and easily to clean making it a popular texture in rental homes commercial buildings and new construction. Smooth wall drywall finish is a good choice for residential construction if the design favors a contemporary interior design plan. That kilted guy diy home improvement 125 615 views. Once painted it ends up having a very light orange peel texture.
A sand swirl finish is a combination of two other drywall texture types namely the sand spray and comb techniques. Commercial applications like offices with architectural soffits or floating ceilings are good places to use smooth wall finishes. It is a great alternative to a smooth finish because it is subtle but easily hides wall and ceiling imperfections. The swirls are created by using a medium or thick bristled brush think of a wallpaper brush shown here or the bristles on the back side of an ice scraper the pattern can be orderly rows of half fans or it can be more complex such as interlocking.
Smooth wall when completely finished is not actually perfectly smooth. Part 2 duration. Sand swirl drywall texture.