Forum Title: Expansion bead
What are most of you tapers out there using for expansion bead? Plastic or metal? I prefer the metal, which i back bend it by running through my hand that way when pressed against the wall it lays much more flatter. I have used the vinyl pre cut lengths but really don't care how it lays on the wall. I have even used stuff that comes in a roll hard to work with and really don't lay flat. I use contact adhesive which really bonds it tight against the wall with some staples. Years ago we even taped them on that was a pain to do but helped in filling. There are times when i get in a bind or just to lazy to go get some expansion and use two tear aways back to back not much fill then, can almost use a 6 and get away with it but usally feather out a little more than that not to mention it is easier to keep clean. Nothing worse than an expansion that the strip does not come off because of to much mud over it. I find myself running the edge of my 4 inch or something along the groove so it comes off clean.
Category: Drywall Post By: JANET ROBERTS (Lynchburg, VA), 03/18/2018

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