Wall texture - hand troweling or knock-down?
Daphne M
April 14, 2013
Our new home builder offers standard knock-down texture for the walls, or an upgrade to hand-troweled texturing. The cost of troweling is significant. No other finishes are offered, so although we love smooth walls, they don't offer that option. For a fairly high-priced home, is the wall texture something anyone notices? Would the cost of hand-troweling be worth it? Could smooth or hand-troweled texture be added later? How much of a hassle would that be? Thanks for your thoughts, advice, etc....
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Rockin' Fine Finish
If you can get smooth now get it it will cost you more later to get it done in fact ant finish will cost you more I'm not a fan of either of those finishes so I have no opinion try and get smooth
    Bookmark   April 14, 2013 at 7:53AM
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I have knockdown. I like trowl better but knockdown is just as good and, for me, it ha been durable. Easier to chip than trowel and then u have to buy a spray and reprint the area. If you want smooth, just tell the contractor to leave it unfinished and hire someone to do it. U got live with it.
    Bookmark   June 8, 2013 at 10:29AM
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