Painting & Decorating Question

Crack filling for decorating

Could someone please tell me why after opening ceiling cracks to fill them and then painting it after its dry, does the filler reappear but ridged like the cracks are pushing the filler out ?

2 Answers

if both edges of boads have movement ,then they will need more fixings along joints . if problem is up stairs check loft is vented so heat and condensation do not build up causing plaster board to bend

Answered 28th Mar 2013


Member since 17 Apr 2012

Hello. The crack need to clean it and fill it. After it's dry, sanding. Sticking the plasterboard mesh on top where was a crack. filling , drying, sanding. Second time filling and sanding. Your ceilings is ready for painting. Usually to sort crack on the ceilings with filling, repainting need 2 days.

Answered 29th Mar 2013


Member since 9 Jan 2009

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