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    Using a putty knife on drywall

    Painters & Decorators

    Is it okay to use a putty knife to scrape away material on a drywall?

    Asked by Patrick on 22nd Jan 2021
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    A.Taylor painting

    "Better to get Wright tool for job so no damage done"

    Answered on 22nd Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    R,S Decorators

    "Yes and possibly sandpaper surface to. But a scraper is always better as it's got a flatter surface. Hard to tell without seeing what you scrape off, but you might need fill up after you scrape which scraper is better"

    Answered on 22nd Jan 2021 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
    JMG PLASTERING

    "Unfortunately you cannot scrape as it will damage the plasterboard"

    Answered on 9th Feb 2021 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
    David

    "While a putty knife is designed for uși garaj wood filler or joint
    Compound its blunt end makes ideal for scraping paint while reducing tha chance of gouging the surface.
    I hope its helpful"

    Answered on 22nd Jan 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    Reach N Shine Window Fascia Gutter Cleaning Handyman Professionals

    "Hi yes and no as being a dry wall it is plaster board and you will damage the wall if possible
    use sand paper."

    Answered on 22nd Jan 2021 - Member since Aug 2016 - report
    Kledi construction ltd

    "I suggest you better use the right tools 🧰 never know"

    Answered on 25th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    B A plastering.building maintenance

    "You will be a bit too flexible. Better off using a more rigid scraper like a wall paper scraper."

    Answered on 26th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report

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