internal cracks

Postby T Toatler » Wed May 14, 2008 9:01 pm

In addition to some external cracks I have noticed formation of a long diagonal type crack form ceiling to floor in downstairs room. This has also manifested itself in room on other side of wall. It is a solid support wall with plasterboard attached. I can push a small knife through it and am sure the brick is cracked. I am told it is most likely settlement but how can it be repaired. I dont have any other such cracks internally apart from the usual drying out ones in corners etc. Any ideas please?
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Postby LCL » Sat May 17, 2008 5:53 pm

T Toatler

Diagonal cracking both inside and out should not be braushed aside without proper consdieration.

I would very, very strongly advise you to seek advice from a Chartered Building Surveyor / Structural Engineer.

Hope this helps

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