Project Guide

How to Patch Peeling Paint

1
SCRAPE AWAY ANY LOOSE PAINT WITH A PUTTY KNIFE OR PAINT SCRAPER
Scrape away loose paint putty knife - Patch Peeling Paint

Apply the spackling compound to the edges of the chipped paint with a putty knife or wallboard knife.

2
SAND THE PATCHED AREAS WITH 150-GRIT PRODUCTION SANDPAPER
Sand the patched areas - Patch Peeling Paint

The patched places should feel smooth to the touch and not have any edges. If the walls have a textured surface you may need to texture the patched areas to match.