Cracks in Bedroom Walls.....Need to Paint!

Postby bakeacakey » Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:47 pm


I want to paint my bedroom walls however, they are all covered in cracks, some are smaller and only hairline but others are large cracks. How can i smooth these out before painting? Would I use a filler or some sort of joint compound, sand and then paint?

Hope ya all can help...never done anything like this before!! Eeek!

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Simply Build It

Postby stoneyboy » Thu Aug 19, 2010 5:55 pm

Fill the cracks with polyfilla or tetrion - use the dry mix stuff it's much easier to sand down.
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Postby JRS » Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:46 pm

I would just fill the large crack's but i would then line the walls as the cracks will come back so the lining paper will keep them out of sight for a while.
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