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Small opening in ceiling around light fixture.

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Old 07-29-19, 01:44 PM
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Small opening in ceiling around light fixture.

Any ideas on how to fix this gap around this light fixture?

thanks for looking!

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Old 07-29-19, 03:31 PM
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If that is busted drywall it's going to be difficult to try and patch with just mortar to fill in the gap but I'd probably give that a try first.

Remove the light, cut a donut piece of cardboard and fill in the back side. If you can get it filled in solid then sand and cut the opening to fit the fixture then sand , prime and repaint the ceiling!

If that doesn't work they you may need to cut out a bigger piece of drywall and patch that in!
 
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Old 07-29-19, 03:54 PM
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That looks like an old work LED replacement fixture. Remove it from the ceiling to get a better idea of the damage. It's hard to do any repair with it in place.
 
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