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What method can help smooth the walls?

Ann02180515
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What method can help smooth the walls?

Hi friends,
I got a old house and the walls looked terrible. The walls were really hard, painted and glued, and uneven. I tried several ways to polish, but I failed. Could anyone give me some experience

 

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s about tools or material to solve the problem? I'm diy newbie and glad to learn from you all. Thank you.

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MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
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Re: what method can help smooth the walls?

Hi @Ann02180515,

 

There appears to be a textured coating applied to the wall. Unless you are able to scrape the coating off or sand it back, then I'm not sure what could be done to minimise the roughness. An angle grinder with a flap disc would likely be the best way to remove the rough texture.

 

Have you considered installing a timber frame and cladding over the area with Hardieflex?

 

Mitchell

 

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Ann02180515
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Re: what method can help smooth the walls?

Thank you so much, that's what I want to know. Because I don't know what tool to use to match this grinding wheel piece. 🌻🌻🌻

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MitchellMc
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Re: what method can help smooth the walls?

It will be pretty dusty work, so make sure you're wearing a face mask @Ann02180515.

 

If you have any other questions or get stuck, please let us know.

 

Mitchell

 

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Ann02180515
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Re: what method can help smooth the walls?

Hi Mitchell,

 I also would like to know what power tools can be used with below the  item.

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 Thank you.

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MitchellMc
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Re: what method can help smooth the walls?

Hi @Ann02180515,

 

An angle grinder is the power tool that suits that brush and the flap disc.

 

Mitchell

 

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Ann02180515
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Re: what method can help smooth the walls?

IMG_20211112_144935_01.jpgThese tools work well. There are cheaper and effective. Thank you for you time.

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EricL
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Re: what method can help smooth the walls?

Hello @Ann02180515

 

Thank you for the update, and I'm glad the tool worked well for you. I'm sure my colleague @MitchellMc will be happy to know that his recommendations were effective. Are you planning to paint your wall? If you have any other questions about your project, please don't hesitate to post them. Our members would be more than happy to provide advice and information.

 

If you need further assistance, please let us know.

 

Eric

 

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