Claudio Ortiz Design Group, Inc.
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Exterior, Entry, Living Room, Kitchen and Bedroom

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Karen Pittenger wrote:
How to get rid of 'texture', replace standard with bullnose? - I have lazy builder 'texture' all over the house- the kind they smack all over the walls to hide their tape seams. You can still even see where the screws are in places, these half inch raised spots where the sheets were joined, so the texturing isn't fooling anyone anyway. The corners are sharp. The texture seems to enhance the feeling and appearance of living in DRYWALL. I learned to do American Clay, and did a small area so far, but I don't think that will fly in the whole house when we sell, I think most people would want to choose their wall colors so American Clay is not the answer. Do I sand to the bare drywall and paint or (which I am fine with), sand it most of the way and then apply a coat of joint compound like a smooth plaster completely over the walls and paint? I feel the latter would have a higher quality appearance. Also, is it difficult to replace the sharp corner beads with bullnose? Whew! Thanks!
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Claudio Ortiz Design Group, Inc.
Well, where do I start! Let me see, America clay is probably fine if the colors and application are done just right. I have not seen your final work so it's hard for me to judge. The safer route is the latter of your choices. I would try to go for a smooth finish knowing that you will have a bigger market wanting that particular look on the walls. Regarding the sharp corners, they are not difficult to replace except that it can be time consuming specially if you do not have too much practice at it. However, not knowing the architectural style of your home, again it's hard for me to recommend for you to remove the sharp corners. It you have a modern architectural style home with clean lines, then the sharp corners will probably be in keeping with the architecture. I hope this help!

Wishing you the best!

Claudio
May 20, 2013 at 10:17pm     
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Karen Pittenger
Thank you Claudio!
May 21, 2013 at 8:29am   
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andrew1518 wrote:
What color are these walls and what type of finish? - Please respond as soon as possible if you can?
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wksalter
I am also interested to know the paint color and finish of the walls. Thank you!
October 27, 2013 at 12:22pm   
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kathmacc
Did we ever get an answer? I would like to know too. Please respond!
January 12, 2014 at 5:27pm   
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lshatto wrote:
How do you paint two different colors in a rounded corner home
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Charmean Neithart Interiors, LLC.
Yes, I have to agree with Mint and Smith. I've seen such a paint split on rounded corners. Even done really well, it's not ideal. There are a lot of ways to bring color in to make a space feel different, like art, rugs, textiles.
April 27, 2012 at 7:34pm   
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Matt Patterson Custom Homes
Shadows will usually give depth on perpendicular surfaces. At any rate, with bullnose drywall corners it is usually very easy to cut a strait line with a foam roller depending on texture...the smoother the easier. I do it frequently.
April 27, 2012 at 11:06pm   
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jacnjill wrote:
I live in a pretty typical and boring 1960s split-level home. Although I don’t have a photo of the space, I am renovating and wondering how to create a better flow and connection between rooms and levels? Any suggestions?
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bepsf
You should work with an architect or designer to give you specific ideas that are suitable for your needs, your budget and the way your existing home is built - Without alot more info, we can't be of much help.
June 29, 2011 at 11:50am   
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Bud Dietrich, AIA
I really like split level homes. The separations are terrific and there's so much you can do with them. The photo is of a typical split where we removed all of the walls on the main level to open it up.

As bepsf says, hire a good local architect to help you with this.
June 29, 2011 at 12:44pm   
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lynn1811 wrote:
What size is the bullnose? - I'm told there's the standard 3/4 inch bullnose but now a 3/8 inch baby bullnose. Do you know what size this is? Looks great!
   Comment   April 2, 2013
Casa1220 wrote:
Love the soft white walls, what is the name of the white used?
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Drywall vs. PlasterDrywall is a master of disguise. The walls in this picture look like they could be plaster. One of the visual giveaways that you're actually looking at drywall is when you see the sharp corners created by standard corner bead.Corner bead is a metal or plastic piece that covers the outside corners of drywall to protect them from damage. Then joint compound is spread over the bead and sanded smooth.In many traditional plaster applications, a rounded piece of wood trim was placed at the corners and then plastered over, creating a round corner. To mimic this look with drywall, look for a bullnose corner bead.

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Putting up a wall was anything but easy a century ago. Once you framed a wall or ceiling out of wood and were ready to close it in with a finished surface ready for paint or paper, you'd first nail on small strips of wood called laths, then put on several different layers of plaster. The work was time consuming and difficult to master. Today you'll be hard pressed to find anyone installing a traditional plaster finish from scratch. It's much easier to put up sheet of gypsum plaster sandwiched between paper, called drywall, gypsum board, wallboard, Sheetrock (a trademarked brand) or just rock. Here's an introduction to this ubiquitous material. Add to ideabook by Claudio Ortiz Design Group, Inc. Drywall vs. Plaster Drywall is a master of disguise. The walls in this picture look like they could be plaster. One of the visual giveaways that you're actually looking at drywall is when you see the sharp corners created by standard corner bead. Corner bead is a metal or plastic piece that covers the outside corners of drywall to protect them from damage. Then joint compound is spread over the bead and sanded smooth. In many traditional plaster applications, a rounded piece of wood trim was placed at the corners and then plastered over, creating a round corner. To mimic this look with drywall, look for a bullnose corner bead.
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