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The next step is to fill these imperfections with fillings, a product to water, thick consistency, sanding. These cracks should not exceed a few millimeters. The major imperfections may require building work, for it is advisable to consult a professional.
How to repair cracks and fissures in the walls
1 – With a spatula appropriate to the size of the crack, fill with fillings all holes and cracks. Put plenty of material and remove the excess. Read the rest of this entry »
Water media, acrylics, tempera, gouache, water sheens, etc., allow, in principle, any type of protection product, be it water-containing oil or other solvents. Oil media, oils, patinas to fat, dyes, etc., restrict the use of protective agents to products that are compatible with the diluent medium or vehicle used in its composition.
The lean, general rule, are all those water-based products or alcohol (eg. Shellac). The acids, however, are those products or synthetic oil base.
For guidance, the meager diluted with water or alcohol and fatty acids with turpentine, thinner or special thinners. We offer a small box where you can find guidance based primarily on the use that you will give the chosen object: Read the rest of this entry »
Sometimes, a slight movement can produce some fine cracks between adjacent walls and ceilings or walls when the plaster is new. It may happen that the drywall panels improperly installed and opened slightly. The ideal material for filling these openings walls put putty is uncritical, because it does not crack and will not fall if new movements. This caulk comes in large cartridges, and to apply you need a gun.
Repair cracks in the walls with acrylic caulk
• To repair the cracks between walls and roofs, or on the angle between two walls, use a spatula to scrape all loose material, as described on how to repair cracks in plaster old. Then, you have to, brush the crack with an old brush to remove all dust. Read the rest of this entry »