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DAP 1 pt. DryDex Spackling with Dry Time Indicator
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1 pt. DryDex Spackling with Dry Time Indicator

  • America's #1 seller
  • Goes on pink, dries white
  • Easy to sand and paint
$5.48 /each

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This ready-to-use DAP DryDex 1 pt. Spackling with Dry Time Indicator can be used for interior and exterior projects and features a dry time indicator that changes colors to help you know when the product is ready for sanding and painting.

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  • Ready-to-use formula with dry time indicator changes color when the optimum dry time is achieved
  • Use on drywall, plaster and wood (sold separately)
  • Ideal for interior and exterior projects
  • Can be sanded and painted
  • Applies pink and dries white

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can this be used on vinyl plastic?

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June 15, 2016
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Depends upon how much flex you get where you want to apply. This stuff dries similar to drywall, plaster, etc. If it's a vinyl floor, then no because it would probably either crack or loosen around the edges.
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April 25, 2016
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DAP DryDex Spackling is not recommended for use on plastics.
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April 24, 2016
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This should not be used with vinyl.
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Can i add paint to this the same color as my walls?

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It can be painted over after it dries. But no, it would not turn out well to mix paint with this and then use it.
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Yes, I have used this in a few of our rooms and all rooms were different colors; however, I'd put some Kilz on it b/4 painting to prevent uneven sheen/flashing. If you don't then the area with the spackling will show through your paint--I know this from experience when I forgot to do it, lol. I believe this happens because the area with spackling absorbs the paint more than the rest of the wall which is Read More
Yes, I have used this in a few of our rooms and all rooms were different colors; however, I'd put some Kilz on it b/4 painting to prevent uneven sheen/flashing. If you don't then the area with the spackling will show through your paint--I know this from experience when I forgot to do it, lol. I believe this happens because the area with spackling absorbs the paint more than the rest of the wall which is covered with a thin piece of paper causing it to not absorb the paint the same way. Once the paper is broken, revealing the chalk, and you use spackling/plaster a barier is needed between it and the paint; I have always had good luck with the sealer/primer Kilz. Hope this helps. Read Less
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November 21, 2015
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We do not recommend the addition of paints, stains, pigments or other modifying agents.
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Will this product work on plaster ceilings as well as drywall?

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Yes. It's stiff enough damp to use in ceilings as well as walls.
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August 31, 2015
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Yes, this product can be used on drywall ceilings.
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August 31, 2015
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DAP® DryDex® Spackling can be used indoors and out on drywall, plaster, wood and many other similar common surfaces.
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What kind can I use on my bumpbed ?

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October 3, 2016
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Thank you for posting your inquiry. We' are not clear as to your specific question, at your convenience, please contact DAP’s Technical Customer Service Department at 888-327-8477 so that we can obtain some additional information from you to better address your specific concerns.
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I would use wood filler on your (bunkbed I'm assuming).
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Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 25 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Excited to try, disappointed to use Excited to try this product. Applied and waited for pink to change to white. Cool to see that. Then waited two more days before painting. When painting over the patches, they began peeling off. Very disappointed by the results. Went to hardware store to complain. They said I should have used a primer before painting, yet nowhere on the product instructions does it recommend using primer first. Messed up my paint job. Not looking forward to spending another weekend re-doing what I just did. October 9, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Worked great This was recommended by a friend to fill nail holes in my new baseboard. It worked great for that. I have always used DAP products in the past and have always had great results. This time I used it on a new buffet cabinet I was building. Used to it fill nail holes from attaching the face frame and to fill a small gap from trimming out the top. I used it on solid hard maple. Dried super quick, sanded down no problem. I primed and painted the entire cabinet and it turned out great. October 21, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Terrible I've used DAP Spackle products before without a problem. I applied this to quite a few areas on previously painted (latex) drywall and there was a 3 day dry time before I painted (latex). The paint would not stick to any of the areas with the spackle and literally peeled off as a rolled paint over it. I ended up having to use a putty knife to scrape off the paint and spackle. This was a complete waste of my time. Now I need to go and purchase a different brand and redo the work. October 8, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great This spackle is great. I've been repainting a 5 bedroom house and a 32 oz tub of this stuff is plenty for this house. I've used it on bigger holes and patches, up to an inch, and it works great in layers. I love it so much. I wish it said if you could paint directly on it or if it needs primer. I've been priming it so far but I think I'm going to experiment with not priming it and see what happens. September 26, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by waste of time filled screw holes every day for 4 days. still not full. can't get a job done at this rate. October 13, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by This product is not for outdoors, don't waste your time I used this product last summer, scraped and prepared my house wooden window sills and frames. By this spring, all the paint had peeled off leaving a white powdery substance. At first I was not sure it was the primer or the Dap spackling. I prepped the windows again using this product on the cracks etc yesterday. On purpose I left some out to dry in order to test how it would take moisture as rain was forecast the next day. It went to mush just like drywall compound. DO NOT USE THIS OUTSIDE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Even though the label states INTERIOR/EXTERIOR You will totally waste your time as it will need to be done again. It might work well inside, it is easy to sand, but that is it. July 18, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by drydex looks great when it was done. easy to use nd easy to clean October 4, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by This was fantastic! I used this product for several uses. In the bathroom to repair where a towel bar was ripped out by my four year old, a hole where a door was opened too hard and the handle went through the wall, and screw holes from shelves that were removed. This product worked great for all of the purposes. I used a metal infused mesh for the larger holes and this product went on smoothly and evenly. It was definitely thick enough for the purpose, not at all runny. The only reason that I didn't give it five stars is because I could not understand by the packaging if I could paint directly on it after I applied or if I had to use primer first. After sanding and wiping down, it still has a powder grit finish so I primed it first and it worked like a charm. Also, it goes on smooth and I have a orange peel wall. I took the curved edge of a paperclip and carved orange peel markings in the product after it dried and it matched the wall completely after paint. Very pleased with the results! September 7, 2016
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