How to Choose and Mix Setting Type Joint Compound - Fine Homebuilding
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Building Skills

Building Skills


How to Choose and Mix Setting Type Joint Compound

comments (3) April 6th, 2012
patrick_mccombe Patrick McCombe, Associate editor

Video Length: 3:03
Produced by: Colin Rusell and Patrick McCombe


Fast-hardening setting-type compounds are great for filling holes, corner beads, and any other place you need a thick layer of mud over drywall. They're also perfect for when you're on a tight schedule. In this episode of Building Skills, learn some tips for using setting-type compounds, including how to mix them properly.



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Comments (3)

Benjamin1988 Benjamin1988 writes: Thanks for the great information. I do prefer the setting compounds. Yes it definitely is stronger

BENJAMIN RAUCHER
Posted: 5:23 pm on April 17th

patrick_mccombe patrick_mccombe writes: Good question Mikey. I've never mixed hot mud with soft water as every place I've lived and worked has really hard water. Hot vs. cold water does make a diiference though!
Posted: 1:45 pm on April 9th

Mikey Mikey writes: Does mixing with hard vs soft water make any difference?
Posted: 7:44 am on April 9th

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