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Cracks in paint work at plasterboard joints

Postby Moonfizzle » Tue Oct 19, 2021 5:02 pm

Hi,

I've just in the process of painting my new flat and I have noticed their a small cracks down the walls every 120cm which I reckon is down the joints of the plasterboard. I worried that if I just fill the cracks they will just come back a few months after painting but I dont want to have to skim the walls. Im thinking I could fill and use lining paper....What do you think the best approach would be?

Thanks in advance

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Postby stoneyboy » Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:38 pm

Hi moonfizzle,
Assuming you do not want to cut back the plaster to determine what the problem is then lining paper is your answer. You may have to use a lining paper with fibres to disguise any future movement.
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