Faux Finish Crack Repair

Finishes • Closeup • Repair • Restoration

Client requested repair of crack in faux finish that was very noticeable and buckling, probably due to humidity over time.

Faux Finish Crack before repair

Faux Finish Crack on left in a stripe decorative finish before repair

 

Faux Finish Crack Repair before restoration

Detail of crack before repair

This is what it looked like from above to show how much it was protruding from the wall.

Faux finish crack protrudes from wall

Faux finish crack protrudes from wall

First step was to glue it. Second step was to caulk, prime, sand and base paint it. Third step was to match the faux finish and paint over to repair. Fourth step was to seal with a polycrylic (water-based), clear, satin sheen protective finish. Here’s a detail before the protective sealant is fully dry.

"Detail

Here’s the final result. Can’t even see it! Client was pleased with the work & repair.

"After

 

 

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