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Old 10-24-2007, 02:22 PM  
TJ Carr
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We had the attic insulated today & one of the guys somehow cracked the ceiling.

How can we repair this crack? In the poor picture ya can see where the previous home owner had also repaired a crack there a couple of times.



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Old 10-25-2007, 10:15 AM  
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Welcome T J Carr:
The crack appears to be paper sheetrock tape that is not bonded well. I would strip all th paper off that joint and use the self-adhesive fiberglass tape to replace it, then just finish it as any other joint.
The hard part is matching the texture.
Please let us know how it turns out.
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