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    Hairline cracks in artex


    I have 2 hairline cracks running across my living room ceiling and have joined at one bit creating an L shape. I’ve filled the cracks but will my ceiling cave it ?

    Asked by Stacie on 21st Jan 2021
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    Master finish

    "Better when you do plaster skimming On full cealing"

    Answered on 22nd Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Pdl property services

    "Sounds like there is movement it will sought it for now but will need doing at some point."

    Answered on 22nd Jan 2021 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    BL Plastering

    "You can pva the ceiling then mess it and re-skim it so it’s a smooth finish"

    Answered on 5th Feb 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Pro rend plastering

    "Whoever did your ceiling never taped the joints on the plasterboard that’s why have long L-shaped crack lines your ceiling will not Kevin"

    Answered on 22nd Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    Wieslaw Prymas

    "Better if you cut at knife all cracks put in decorate cork
    Tape joint and plaster"

    Answered on 22nd Jan 2021 - Member since May 2020 - report

    "Hi, more than likely gave way plasterboard screws or is recently installed. it is normal for it to crack at the joint until it adjusts."

    Answered on 22nd Jan 2021 - Member since Feb 2019 - report
    Tonez1plasteringsouth based in blackpool

    "FILL scrum tape the reskims the patch or whole wall or 2x coats EASSY fill with is flexible"

    Answered on 12th Nov 2021 - Member since May 2021 - report
    Cameron Brannan

    "Hairline cracks are nothing to be worried about as a little sand will get rid. Artex are old ceilings s it's to best to board and skim to prevent the hairline cracks and update the ceiling"

    Answered on 25th Feb 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    B A Plastering.Building Maintenance

    "Your ceiling won’t cave in if you fill the cracks. They will keep coming back, better off getting the ceiling plastered."

    Answered on 26th Jan 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Reeves installations

    "It needs to be checked out if it sounds hollow when knocked near cracks if it does, it has probably lost bond to the surface. Also be carful of asbestos."

    Answered on 17th Feb 2021 - Member since Jan 2020 - report

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