COMMUNITY FORUM

Ken Miele

12:45PM | 11/30/03
Member Since: 11/29/03
1 lifetime posts
Bvbrush
I have repaired a vertical crack over my slider three times now and the crack continues to reappear. The first repair I just put spackle on it. The second I used new tape but left the original tape there. The third time I removed the second tape and replaced it with mesh tape and the crack has returned again approximately four months after the repair.

What am I doing wrong and what do I have to do to eliminate this crack so I can paint?

Ken

5slb6

01:09PM | 12/01/03
Member Since: 07/28/02
1358 lifetime posts
You need to remove all the old tape, spackle, and joint compound to repair this joint. I would use fibreglass mesh tape and then apply the joint compound over that. You will to apply at least 3 coats of compound to feather it out far enough so as not to see the joint and lightly sand the last coat to smooth out any rough edges. The prime the area with a latex drywall primer before putting on your finish coat.

retisin

11:23AM | 12/11/03
Member Since: 05/19/03
457 lifetime posts
If what 5 says doesn't work nice easy fix is use autobody bondo (body filler).
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

A simple banquette piled with pillows and lit from above with a wall sconce is a tempting spot to curl up with a favorite ... Built on a rocky island in the Drina River, near the town of Bajina Basta, Serbia, this wooden house was cobbled together ... Large steel-framed windows flood the interior of this remodeled Michigan barn with daylight. The owners hired Northworks A... Edging formed with upside-down wine bottles is a refreshing change. Cleverly and artistically involving recycled materials... A Washington State couple called on BC&J Architects to transform their 400-square-foot boathouse into a hub for family bea... Similar to the elevated utensil concept, hanging your pots and pans from a ceiling-mounted rack keeps them nearby and easy... For windows, doors, and mirrors that could use a little definition, the Naples Etched Glass Border adds a decorative flora... The thyme growing between these stepping stones adds a heady fragrance to strolls along this lush, low-maintenance garden ... Decoupage is an easy way to add any paper design to your switch plate, whether it is wallpaper, scrapbook paper, book page... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Reluctant to throw away any of those unidentified keys in your junk drawer? Hang them from a few chains attached to a simp... A stripped-down model, sans screened porch, starts out at $79,000. Add the porch, a heated floor for the bath, and all the... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp2