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Advice please on how to cover up crack in plywood

Discussion in 'General DIY' started by Rupert A, 30 Jun 2016.

  1. Rupert A

    Rupert A

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    Hi,

    I'm selling my flat and I have this large crack in this 5 mm thick plywood behind the bin, as you can see below.

    http://www.rjalearning.co.uk/delete/crack_in_cupboard.jpg

    This is in a cupboard where the bin and fridge are and I want to make this unsightly tear more presentable for sale. I don't want to rip out the plywood because it actually extends all the way up to a couple of top cupboards that have shelves and I just don't want the bother of that at the moment, as I want to get flat on market as soon as poss. I was wanting to go for a quickish fix that may not be a work of art but looks better than presenting a 6 inch tear.

    I was wondering about cladding. Maybe something like this this white gloss self adhesive vinyl on amazon link below. Remember this is in a cupboard, not on full view, so does not need to be a perfect work of art.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B005K89...g=UTF8&colid=C7AE2IUWKSP&coliid=ITA15SWBKBP4J

    I don't know much about DIY and was wondering if anyone has any suggestions or comment on what I could do.

    Thanks
     
  2. Gerrydelasel

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    Doesn't look that big a deal to me. Is anyone really going to care about a crack in the back of a cupboard? Put the bin in front of it, no one's going to look.
     
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    freddiemercurystwin

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    Jeez yes, a bit of decorators caulk and paint is more than adequate.
     
  5. Nige F

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    Don't even paint it - just caulk it and smooth it off with wet sponge.
     
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