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How to Repair a Large Crack in Plaster

In preparation for redoing out upstairs playroom, I repaired a large crack in our plaster (we’re in an old home). When Repairing a Crack in Plaster you can essentially thinkof this task as being broken down into two parts. 1. Securing Loose Plaster 2. Finishing the Repair. For this project, I used a product called *Big Wally’sPlaster Magic* and I finished almost as if I would if I were repairing drywall. (maybe some helpful info for that too.) I made a video and had great fun…

How To Patch Plaster Walls is part of painting Wallpaper Plaster Walls - Revive failing plaster with this straightforward repair process

How To Patch Plaster Walls

Revive failing plaster with this straightforward repair process.

Usually caused by the natural settling of a house over time, you can repair a cracked wall with tools and materials from your local home improvement store.

How to Fix Cracked Walls Permanently

Whether found in drywall, plaster or concrete, a crack in a wall is an eyesore. Generally caused by the natural settling of a house over time, you can repair a cracked wall in a weekend. Simple tools ...

Retro Ranch Reno: Crack is Whack! Fixing cracks in plaster walls

Crack is Whack!

I know I should have named this post something proper like "How to Repair a Crack in Plaster Walls", but 1) that wouldn't have been half as much fun and 2) that would imply that I have some sort of expert knowledge, and we all know that's not true! ;) So please forgive my lame-ness, continue reading my post. K, thanks. :) For more months than I want to admit, we’ve had tape bubbling off of our wall like this. The underlying crack had been there since the day we looked at the listing...and…

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How to Repair Plaster Walls This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a newer, faster way to fix cracked, loose plaster walls

How to Fix Damaged Plaster

Our online visitors asked for help with dinged, gouged, and cracked walls. Here's how to repair cracks in plaster walls and get a smooth surface that lasts.

Plaster Repair Options There's a lot you can do to cure common wall and ceiling problems if you know the materials and methods behind some basic plaster repairs.

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Plaster Repair for DIYers - No Need to Rip It Out - Old Town Home

Plaster. This single, solitary word in the old house vernacular elicits a visceral reaction of sorts in many people. It's a characteristic trait of buildings from 60 years to much much older that embodies the true nature of love/hate relationships among DIYers, renovators, preservationists, rehabilitators, flippers, home inspectors, and pretty much anyone who has every worked with the stuff. But interestingly enough, where any one of those people falls in proximity to the seemingly moral…

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How To Patch Plaster Walls

How to fix plaster cracks

 x 2 in. Self Adhesive Paint Ready 'Stress Crack Tape'. - The feathered uneven edges are designed to blend into the surrounding wall surface. Use to patch ceiling and wall cracks, corners too.

StepSaver 12 ft. x 1.25 in. Self Adhesive Paint Ready 'Stress Crack Tape'. Patch Ceiling & wall cracks, corners too. (Textured)-7012 - The Home Depot

Stress Crack Tape 12 ft. roll Textured is a 1.25 in. wide by 12 ft. long roll of pre-textured stress crack tape. This product is designed to repair cracks in Plaster or Drywall walls, ceilings, and corners. This pre-textured tape is finished with an orange peel texture, and may not be an exact match to your wall surface. You can blend the tape into your wall surface with a spray texture product. For corners simply crease in the desired direction prior to removal of the backing.

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Learn how to hang items on plaster walls easily with these simple instructions and tools you have at home. See how to photos and instructions.

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Learn how to hang items on plaster walls easily with these simple instructions and tools you have at home. See how to photos and instructions.

How to fix cracks in old plaster walls. Web tape (Fibafuse) and Durabond 90 plaster skim coat or other Joint Compound.

Upstairs Long Hallway

28 ft. Upstairs Hallway - North View towards Juliet Balcony at front of the house. My brother and I have been working on the long hallway upstairs for a long time. I have lots of things to tell you about. The color of walls in this photo is NOT the final color. Nope. Within two weeks time I ended up repainting--changing the color 3 times. Jon told me to STOP IT. The first color (pictured above) is a very elegant caramel which I now appreciate more. I couldn't get my head around it at first…

Plaster Wall Fixes with Patch Plus Primer: Easy, Quick, and Affordable

Plaster Wall Fixes with 3M's Patch Plus Primer (Super Easy)

Do you need to make plaster wall fixes and fast? Our quick tutorial shares great tips that make this project a lot easier.

Drywall is a common component in modern homes used to create a flat facade between rooms. As its name implies, drywall needs to stay dry as moisture results in warping and rot. If drywall gets wet, replacement is often necessary.

How to Replace a Plaster Ceiling Section

How to Replace a Plaster Ceiling Section. Plaster ceilings are commonly found in older homes and can last for years in the right conditions. When leaks or accidents occur sections of a plaster ceiling can crumble, loosen or fall away. If the damaged area is smaller than the size of your hand, and the lath beneath is ...