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fixing a gap between the drywall and the baseboard


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Old 03-16-23, 07:47 AM
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fixing a gap between the drywall and the baseboard

See the attached image please. Trying to get rid of that gap. Any suggestions? Thanks.

 
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Old 03-16-23, 08:24 AM
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Looks like plaster, not drywall. The plaster behind the base is probably crumbling and preventing it from going back to the wall tight. So you'd have to pry that piece of base off (without damaging more plaster) then clean off any plaster that is sticking out. Pull the nails out of the baseboard then put it back on. Chip off the old caulk all along the baseboard and then recaulk it. Fill your nail holes and repaint.
 
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Old 03-16-23, 09:40 AM
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IF the base is adhered solidly, you can just scrape off the old caulking and recaulk.
 
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Old 03-16-23, 05:52 PM
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