Ceiling/Wall Cracks

My new home started on the outside wall shelling plaster and the ceiling was cracking back to the wall. It has been taped and unbounded 3 times and it still does it. Can anyone advise please

Asked by Tracey on 6th Apr 2021
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"New homes will take up to ten years to settle, it will continually expand and contract as temperature vary and settlement cracks will appear due to this natural movement. Hope this helps"
Answered on 1st Aug 2021 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
"It’s the movement of the home that’s making it do it, thanks."
Answered on 11th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
"If this is a new build I would say it’s movement which usually last for 12 months other option is that it hasn’t been scrimmed and uni bonded correctly"
Answered on 23rd Apr 2024 - Member since Apr 2024 - report
"As this has happened on more than one occasion I would advise overboarding the ceiling and then skimming"
Answered on 6th Apr 2021 - Member since May 2016 - report
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