I'm looking for advice on a reasonably fast method of "re-attaching"
some seam tape that is peeling off my ceiling.
I am familiar with the "right" way to do this (remove old tape, use mesh
tape, mud the area, etc) but I'm thinking of just trying to reattach the
peeling tape. Why? The tape is at the apex of a 12ft cathedral ceiling
that is 55ft long and has a textured (knockdown) surface. So doing it
the "right way" would take much more time and effort than I want to spend.
Suggestions I've gotten so far are:
- Use caulk under the tape to reattach it to the wallboard,
- Use some mud under the tape to reattach it to the wallboard,
- Use "white glue" (Elmer's ?) to reattach the tape,
- Use wallpaper glue to reattach the tape.
Anyone have any tried-and-true methods for doing this kind of "fast and