We have had a crack in the kitchen ceiling for ages and fill it every odd
Somewhere along the line I seem to remember someone saying there is a useful
product possibly at B & Q. It is a strip that you peal off and looks like
gauze. Once on you can then paint over it and the crack is no more.
Can anyone say if this works well .
We think we know there is movement up in the ceiling probably caused when
the bathroom above was refitted.
Also a local plasterer said the plaster board was pinned up in the late
60's and should have been screwed up.
Now it would be awkward to screw up as there are plastic tubing running all
under the tiled bathroom floor and it would be hard to locate the rafters
Did he say that if that was done, then brass or galvanised screws should
have been used?
I was around then and *never* screwed plasterboards - always used what was
called then (and still is), galvanised platerboard nails to fix it.
As matter of interest, I use painters caulking (similar to silicone mastic
but paintable) for filling in such cracks with good success.
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