Cracked Ceiling and How to Fix it

Very rarely do we ever look up. When we’re lounging in our theatre room, our eyes are fixed firmly on the TV. In the kitchen we’re looking at the hob and in the dining room we’re looking at our plates. Very rarely do we ever look up. But when you do, you could get a shock as you’re faced with an almighty crack running across your ceiling! Ceiling cracks can often be completely overlooked, however they could symbolise a problem with the actual structure of your home. So what should you do? While it may seem easy enough to plaster over it yourself, when it comes to ceiling cracks, giving it a crack yourself should not be an option.

Calling in the experts for your ceiling repair needs is the best bet because understanding the difference between the types of ceiling cracks and the consequences to your home takes experience and knowledge.  Unfortunately, many homeowners are completely unaware to what their home’s fractures are telling them and could end up causing bigger, long-term issues.

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Why Ceiling Cracked

As a little primer on the subject, it’s important to understand that all houses and frameworks undergo varying degrees of slight motion over their lifetime. This movement can be triggered by climate change, dampness, foundational movement and more.

While there might be other causes, ceiling cracks are basically related to a couple of points. They are either the outcome of all-natural ageing or architectural damage.

Undoubtedly, the previous is preferred as it points to an easy repair work, however don’t be dismayed by the possibility of the second. Architectural damages comes in several forms.

Then there is the type of ceiling you have. Ceiling cracks in plaster needs to be treated to ceiling cracks with other types of materials. Knowing how to repair the ceiling is one thing, but the last thing you want is a very noticeable patch where you repaired it. What you want is to have the ceiling checked, identify the underlying cause, treat the cause and repair the crack and then finish the ceiling work so it looks as good as new.

Call the Expert Ceiling Repairs

That’s where you need to call in an established company with years of experience and high reputation such as Southern Ceiling Repairs. They will know exactly how to repair the ceiling cracks and put your mind at ease. Specialists in plaster ceiling repair, they are on hand to offer help and advice 24/7, 365 days a year.

Southern Ceiling Repairs is recognised as Western Australia’s Number 1 premium ceiling installer and Ceiling repairs at affordable prices.

Servicing the Perth, Albany and Bunbury areas, they are fully licensed and insured so you have complete peace of mind when it comes to ceiling safety.