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Cracks in walls

Discussion in 'Repairs & Maintenance' started by Drummer, 27th Jun, 2016.

  1. Drummer

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    Hi guys,
    Just noticed a few cracks in the walls nr the ceiling and just wondering if this is of concern?

    Should I be getting someone to check this out? If so, who?
    Ps. Based in Sydney west.
    Thanks in advance.

    Drummer.
     

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  2. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    I assume that the walls are plasterboard. The cracks are joints in the sheets. The tape has split. Nothing to see here...move along.
     
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  3. Joynz

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    How long have the cracks been there? Were the walls recently replastered?
     
  4. Propertunity

    Propertunity Exclusive Real Estate Buyers Agent Business Member

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    Cracks around 2-3mm wide are considered to be cosmetic. Yours are far smaller then this. Monitor only at this stage. You'll probably find they appear and diminish in size with rain/dry periods. You may have a water sucking tree nearby that dries out the soil near the foundations.
     
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  5. Drummer

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    Thanks Scott. Appreciate the insight.
     
  6. Drummer

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    Just noticed them to be honest. Walls haven't been re plastered for at least a year. Before that not sure (not occupied by us prior) but doesn't seem like it.