Should I primer before texturing?
Considering this, how long should texture dry before priming?
One may also ask, do you texture walls or ceiling first? You can apply knockdown texture to bare drywall and paint over it later. But I prime and paint the ceiling first, then texture it and leave the texture unpainted. The slight color contrast between flat white ceiling paint and the off-white texture gives ceilings a nice dimensional depth.
Also to know is, do you need to prime drywall after texturing?
New drywall. Befor texture apply a coat of high solid primer, that will help show you any imperfections that need to be fix befor texture it will also help the texture to adhere , then texture, then apply a coat of sealer (PVA). That will seal the project, then your two top coats of finish paint.
What ceiling texture is in style?
Textured ceilings come in a variety of styles, including popcorn, knockdown and orange peel textures. Popcorn texture is often used to provide noise insulation, since it acts as a sound barrier.