Good Questions: How to Repair Cracks Before Painting?

Good Questions: How to Repair Cracks Before Painting?

Janel Laban
Nov 21, 2008
FYI: This is NOT Kerry's Wall
Kerry has a good question: Hi there! I moved into my Lincoln Square condo last year- it was a gut rehab of a 1920\'s vintage building. Over the last 18 months, cracks have appeared in some of my walls. I am planning on painting my living room next week and want to repair the cracks prior to painting. Any suggestions on how to make them disappear permanently?
(Note: Include a pic of your problem and your question gets posted first. Email questions and pics with QUESTIONS in subject line to: chicago(at)apartmenttherapy(dot)com)

And...anybody want to help me paint? Just kidding- thanks for your advice!

Those in the know, please share your tips and tricks for repairing the walls with Kerry (and the rest of us!) in the comments below...

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