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Use paintable caulk to patch small ceiling cracks, not drywall compound! If you use drywall compound the crack is likely to reappear plus you have to sand it, ugh! Prepare a small bowl with soapy water (about a cup of water + a tsp of dish soap), put enough caulk on the crack to fill it, dip your finger or a scraper in the soapy water and smooth over the caulk, wait till it's dry and paint!:

Use paintable caulk to patch small ceiling cracks, not drywall compound! If you use drywall compound the crack is likely to reappear plus you have to sand it, ugh! Prepare a small bowl with soapy water (about a cup of water + a tsp of dish soap), put enou

The DIYNetwork.com has written and video instructions on how to fix cracks, holes and dents in drywall.

How to Repair Cracks and Holes in Drywall

Bumping the Ceiling: One second of inattention is all it takes to bump the ceiling with the roller and create a troublesome touch-up job. You can avoid this problem by rolling on a horizontal strip of paint parallel to the ceiling first. Then roll vertically up to the horizontal strip. The 9-in.-wide strip of paint along the ceiling will give you a nice buffer zone.

House Painting Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes (and How to Avoid Them)

Some cracks keep coming back no matter how well you repair them. For those pesky…

Wall & Ceiling Repair Simplified: 11 Clever Tricks

Cure for Chronic Cracks - Some cracks keep coming back no matter how well you repair them. For those pesky recurring cracks, we prescribe Good-Bye Cracks. It forms an elastic film that stretches and contracts along with the crack. It works best on hairlin

Shine a Light Across the Woodwork and Circle Flaws  Position a hand-held bulb (at least 60 watts) so it shines across (rakes) the wood…

Best-Kept Secrets of Professional Painters

Run a Crisp Bead of Caulk Between Woodwork and Walls  Apply a thin bead of paintable acrylic latex caulk only inside the crack where wood…

Best-Kept Secrets of Professional Painters

Run a Crisp Bead of Caulk Between Woodwork and Walls Apply a thin bead of paintable acrylic latex caulk only inside the crack where wood…

caulking....a drywall cheat from The Family Handyman

How to drywall: A finishing shortcut

Where beginners run into trouble is cutting in along ceilings, moldings and other areas that require a perfectly straight line of paint. We’ll give you some tips and pointers to help you increase the speed and improve the accuracy of your cutting-in technique.

The Best Tips for Cutting in Paint

Where beginners run into trouble is cutting in along ceilings, moldings and other areas that require a perfectly straight line of paint. We’ll give you some tips and pointers to help you increase the speed and improve the accuracy of your cutting-in technique.

how to repair settling cracks in the drywall this is only a patch so if, home maintenance repairs, how to, Neighborhood crack house

How to repair settling cracks in the drywall.

This is only a patch, so if significant settling is still occurring at a fast rate, take care of that first. Otherwise, it works well.

Man Removes Ugly Popcorn Ceiling In Just Seconds… With Zero Mess using Porter-Cable 7800 Drywall Sander

Man Removes Ugly Popcorn Ceiling In Just Seconds… With Zero Mess using Porter-Cable 7800 Drywall Sander (maybe we can rent one of these)

How to patch a hollow door. Save yourself some cash by repairing instead of replacing your broken doors.

Good How-To tip for a damaged door, much cheaper then buying a new one.

Great way to be sure all your work looks completely professional.. Love it..

How to Paint a Perfect Ceiling Line

Great way to be sure all your work looks completely professional.. Love it..

Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets. *** Want additional info? Click on the image. #HomeMakeoverTIps

13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, and PM hung out with them and watched them work to gather these 13 tips.

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