For small patches, I'm going back to the can for small patches, even as bad as the cans are, they're better than this. I was really disappointed when I finally tried it out. Very difficult to get a good texture pattern. See details for additional description. I only shot a small orange peel texture to match the old texture. Used this for several years now. Rhise that gavw it one syars need ro try it again.
Perfect for small drywall patches or even jobs up to a few hundred square feet. Otherwise, buy a real texture gun if you're doing remodels. I saw this Ez-Pro on Amazon and took a gamble and bought it and am happy with it. Again, this was very heavy knockdown that I was matching. The clean-up time also takes just seconds. This unit has put an end to that frustration. She had a lot of nail pop-outs, bad tape seams, and damage from mounting hardware over the years.
And, the bags are spareable unlike cans if you don't use them to empty. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Avoid the extensive mixing and cleanup of hopper style guns. I went through an entire bag simply trying to get the balance of squeezing and pulling the trigger, and wasted another bag on a terrible looking spray that I'm going to have to scrape off and redo. I orginally bought 4 bags and reused them quite of few times with no problems.
This gun was great, I tried a couple of other devices from Home Depot. This is the price excluding shipping and handling fees a seller has provided at which the same item, or one that is nearly identical to it, is being offered for sale or has been offered for sale in the recent past. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. I'm someone that does a lot of projects big and small but hate the clean up and prep for it. I was really looking forward to this working out.
Eliminate the expense and hassle of canned texture. And clean up is almost non existent. The Wagner electric texture gun and a hopper gun setup that construction guys use to spray rooms. These failed, I returned both. Easy to fit into your time schedule. I was better off using the can texture spray, I got better results.
Each bag has enough material for 50 square feet of lighter orange peel texture or 25 square feet of knockdown texture. . Just like any other texture shooting device there is a learning curve and with this gun you have to learn the air pressure, mud thickness, and squeezing the bag. Imagine completely updating and renovation the style of a room in your home in a weekend inexpensively. I used up a whole bag for a minor patch.
No need to tape off trim, windows, etc. Partially used bags can be removed, capped, and saved for later use. Do you use a hard-to- clean hopper gun or that expensive texture-in-a-can that rarely produces a perfect match? Best of all, it only takes an ounce of water to clean the gun when you finish your project. See all the tools from the National Hardware Show: Twitter: TradeCraftsman twitter. The gun costs about the same as a hopper, the mud ends up costing about 2 to 3 times the cost.
Also, squeeze the texture bag to force more material into the air flow for desired texture. Learn how to apply texture in a matter of minutes. If they could also make a bag that it a little thicker in consistancy as a second product choice , it would work even better for people like me doing heavy knockdown. I would estimate orange peel to be only about 4 bags and one coat for the same wall. No need for tedious scraping. If you need small patches, stick with the can. Contact us today to speak with someone in customer service about using our texture spray gun and texture in a bag for your project.