The problem is, most spackling
compound is so porous that you need two coats of paint to hide the patch, and who's got time to watch paint dry?
Square packaging was developed to easily accommodate a three-inch putty knife, and the product's lid was created to be easier to open than traditional spackling
products that require a putty knife to remove the lid.
Rabbi Joel Soffin and 18 other volunteers partnered with members of Temple Sinai and Temple Shalom in New Orleans to perform insulating, dry walling, spackling
, and taping of destroyed homes.
began work in November on the taping and spackling
of the structure as subcontractors to EMI Construction.
Cover the entire surface with spackling
compound, using a brush to make the surface as smooth as possible.
Fill the nail holes and any deep dents with spackling
compound and sand flush when dry.
For small fixes, pick up spackling
compound ($6 for 32 ozs.
The utility knife is used to smooth spackling
compound over nail holes, cracks and other rough areas.
Asbestos was used widely in construction material around pipes, boilers, heat insulators, fireproofing, acoustical ceiling tiles, wallboard, decorative paint, vinyl floor tiles, spackling
or tape, caulking around windows, in mortar between bricks, cooling towers, roofing materials, wiring, and fuse boxes.
If you want to keep the wood grain from showing through the paint, trowel a thin layer of spackling
compound over the entire surface (Ready Patch is one brand, available at home centers for $6 for 1 qt.