I hate the textured walls in my house. If I ever get another house with textured walls I will definitely be doing this. How to skim coat walls (smoothing walls with a lot of damage or a textured paint job). Using prime first and a roller.
How to Skim Coat Walls A new approach for smoothing rough walls that's easy to master. Smooth over rough or damaged walls with a skim coat of mud, applied with a special squeegee knife. It's easy to do and delivers great results.