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Ceiling crack on popcorn style ceiling


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01-28-07, 12:30 PM   #1  
Ceiling crack on popcorn style ceiling

15 ft long crack on popcorn style ceiling. To Fix? I was told to widen the crack / wipe clean and apply some joint compound or caulking and then dab it with a wet rag to try and blend it in and then prime and the paint. Is this correct? Thanks An Advance

 
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01-29-07, 05:20 AM   #2  
The best way to fix the crack is to scrape off enough popcorn to allow you to tape and mud it and then retexture. Etching out a groove and filling it with caulk would be easier and less messy, expect the repair to show some.


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