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Cracked ceiling after plaster skim

Discussion in 'Plastering and Rendering' started by Tally101, 17 Dec 2020.

  1. Tally101

    Tally101

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    Hi All
    I had the ceilings skimmed last year to cover artex and since then we have a crack 1 inch away from the architrave about 3 feet long prob caused by waking in the loft, what the best way to fix please.
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    Dig out flexible fill and paint
     
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    do I need to make it a v shape first or just fill with flexible filler
    thanks
     
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    Just fill with flexible filler.

    Get a decent non shrinking one, ever build do an extremely good one
     
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  7. don’t dig too deep to break the tape underneath.
    I use car body filler. isopon p38.
    flexible and doesn’t shrink . and you can rub it back in 10 mins
     
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    Listen to Benny, he's a pro
     
  9. nah , listen to turbo , it’s the same advice.:p
     
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    i meant the isopon, i never new that, will use it in future
     
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