How to Repair Cracks in Plaster?

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To repair cracks in plaster, apply lime putty layer using a trowel to any areas missing plaster and then apply a layer of dry wall mesh to create stability. Add another final layer of putty for the patch to be level with the plaster wall. Texture the wall using a trowel to match the existing plaster.
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1. Sand lightly over the crack. Go beyond the crack as wide as the fiberglass mesh joint tape you are using to repair the crack. 2. Mix a professional dry powder joint compound with
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First, find the cause, such as a leak. Assuming you are fixing cracks or small holes, get a some compound from home center, let it dry sand it, and paint it. If larger hole, paint
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Filling in the crack as it is will not solve the problem, all houses move and unless you fix the crack properly it will re-appear in days. Rake out the crack in a V shape, this will
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The most long lasting repairs are made by using either a standard
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