Pool Patio Ceiling Repair – Tape Joints Coming Down – Merritt Island

This Project Blog is about a exterior pool patio ceiling repair on a home in the Indian Bay sub division Merritt Island, FL.
This type of problem is very common on exterior ceilings. Over time the paper drywall tape begins to fail. The heat and humidity from the Florida climate and the added moisture in the air around a pool cause the tape to crack and start falling down.
Over the years I have perfected the technique and best materials to use on these types of exterior ceilings.
1) Cover and protect the pool/patio deck.
2) We removed all of the paper tape from all of the drywall seams.
3) I like to re secure the drywall at all of the seams, just in case the drywall wasn’t secured properly during the drywall installation phase when the home was built.
4) Install fiberglass mesh drywall tape to all of the exposed seams (much more exterior friendly than the drywall paper tape).
5) Apply two coats of a setting type joint compound (hot mud).
6) Apply final coat with all purpose joint compound or light weight compound
7) Install a knockdown texture at the repaired areas, feathering into the existing knockdown texture to match.

Here’s a few Before and After photos of this pool patio ceiling repair with a knockdown texture:

Pool Patio Ceiling Repair - Merritt Island

Pool Patio Ceiling – Tape Joint Repair


Pool Patio Ceiling Tape Coming Down - Merritt Island

Pool Patio Ceiling Tape Coming Down

Help! The drywall tape is falling off my patio ceiling!!

Pool Patio Ceiling - Tape Removed - Merritt-Island

Pool Patio Ceiling – Tape Removed


Pool Patio Ceiling - Tape Joint Repair - Merritt-Island

Pool Patio Ceiling – Paper Tape Removed


Pool Patio Ceiling Repair - Knockdown Texture - Merritt Island

Pool Patio Ceiling Repair – Knockdown Texture


Pool Patio - Ceiling Repaired - Knockdown Texture - Merritt Island

Pool Patio – Ceiling Repaired – Knockdown Texture


Pool Patio Ceiling Repaired - Knockdown Texture Matched - Merritt-Island

Pool Patio Ceiling Repaired – Knockdown Texture Matched

Paul and his guys did an excellent job all around.
The job took less time than expected, and he was able to accommodate this job to fit my schedule. Very professional and approachable team, with the best prices around. Great quality work! Will definitely recommend Peck Drywall and Painting services to anyone.
 Ed M. Merritt Island, Fl

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Vaulted Ceiling Repair- Knockdown Texture Matching

This Project Blog is about a vaulted ceiling repair on a rental home in Cocoa, FL.
Along with priming and painting the entire interior of this Port Saint John home. We were also contracted to repair the tape joint at the vaulted ceiling that was cracking and falling down.
First, We needed to cover and protect even though the carpeting will be replaced after all of the interior painting and ceiling repairs are completed. Next, Remove and replace the tape joint at vaulted ceiling and apply three coats of a setting type joint compound. Then, Install knockdown texture at repaired area feathering into the existing knockdown texture. Next, Prime the repair and all of the other ceilings and walls with an oil base stain blocking primer due to some smoke damage from the previous renters. Lastly, We applied two coats of Richards- Rich-shield Paint (satin).

I absolutely recommend Peck Painting.
Paul Peck provided an accurate labor estimate then completed a beautiful and professional 100% interior paint job to my recently purchased home. The job required several sheet rock repairs that are now invisible. His attention to detail is obvious. My home has ceilings up to 30′ with nooks and crannies that look just as good as the easily reachable areas. I absolutely recommend Peck Painting.

Randy Becker- Melbourne, Fl

Here’s a few Before and After photos of this vaulted ceiling repair and interior painting project:

Interior Repaint- Vaulted Ceiling Repair

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Interior Painting-Vaulted Ceiling Repair

Pulling down the drywall tape joint

Vaulted Ceiling Tape Joint Repair by Peck Drywall and Painting Interior painting and repairs.

Tape Joint Removed

Ceiling Repair

First Coated

Ceiling Repair

Knockdown Texture Applied

Ceiling Repair

Ceiling Repair Spot Primed

Ceiling Repair

Ceilings Painted (two coats)

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Serving all of Brevard County

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Melbourne/Beachside: 321-777-9337

Merritt Island/Cocoa Beach: 321-453-6233

Titusville: 321-383-3574

Peck Drywall and Painting’s Service Areas Include:

Melbourne-Melbourne Beach-Palm Bay-Indialantic-Indian Harbour Beach-Satellite Beach-Viera-Suntree-Cocoa Beach-Rockledge-Merrit Island-Cape Canaveral-Port St. John-Cocoa-Titusville