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Old 03-05-2011, 12:47 PM  
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Default cracked ceiling

I cracked the ceiling while walking in the attic. how do I go about fixing it?
please advise. See the attached pics. thanks

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Old 03-06-2011, 10:44 PM  
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your best bet is to remove a square area and replace it with the same thickness of drywall and fill the joints.
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