Frank Turner AGET your hands on a roll of FibaTape/Self Adhesive Joint Tape
. Stick that over the crack and cut it with a Stanley knife.
Next, get some easy-fill filler and apply two thin coats over the adhesive joint tape
. Sand it and give the repair two coats of paint.
I would use plasterboard self adhesive joint tape
. Stick this over the cracks, removing any loose dust as you go.
WET N STICK[R] WATER ACTIVATED JOINT TAPE
, 250-FOOT ROLL
Top tip HAIRLINE cracks on a wall can be easily repaired by sticking a piece of fibre tape or joint tape
over the crack.
Then apply joint tape
and additional mud coats (Photo2).
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There are three types of Aimes tape - a metal, corner tape, paper joint tape
for interior corners, and self-adhesive fibre tape for flat seams.
For a basic joint, spread joint compound over the steam and embed a strip of joint tape
in the compound.
You can sort it with a roll of FibaTape, or any other self adhesive joint tape
. This tape is used to cover joints in plasterboard.
Suzanne, via email AYES, they work, and if you like the look it's an easy solution.
If you are going to redecorate, cover the crack with self-adhesive joint tape
, cover the tape with two coats of filler, sand and paint.