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  1. Paint cracking length of wall - best way to repair?

    General DIY Discussions
    We've been in our house about 5 months now. We live in GA, so it's been fairly warm and humid until about 1 month ago. The other day I noticed cracks along almost the entire length of the wall. I pulled a piece off to see if the wall was dry behind the cracked paint - it was. But it looks...
  2. Protruding crack in 60 year old wall

    Drywall & Plaster
    Hi, I'm new to the site and hoping I can get some advice. Our home has been family owned since being built 60 years ago, and I'm 4th generation learning as I go. There has been a patched crack in a wall for many years. Unsure of the terminology, it's a wall that begins on the landing of the...
  3. Is sagging floors causing wall to ceiling seperation?

    I need to repair my mother's raised ranch. The problem is the 1/8" gap between the wall and ceiling in the bathroom and shared walls in that area. There are no trusses, just rafters, so I know it is not truss lifting. I think that it has more to do with the "handy work" done when the bathroom...