How To Fill Cracks And Dents In Wall

Cracks and dents in your freshly painted walls can really bring the overall look down.them, they can look knocked about.

Hairline cracks around doors and windows, holes in the wall from old picture nails, and dents from bumping furniture (or clumsy teens) are simply part of the wear and tear of life.

Luckily they are easy to fix!

Beginner Intermediate Advanced
2 hours

What You Need

Easy as..

  1. Make sure the surface is clean, dry and free of loose or powdery material.
  2. Use a filling blade or scraper to firmly press Selleys Spakfilla Rapid into the crack, dent or hole.
  3. Scrape off excess filler to minimise sanding. For a perfect finish, feather the edge to merge with the wall.
  4. Allow to dry for 2 to 3 hours, depending on humidity.
  5. Sand lightly with fine sand paper.
  6. For best results, apply an undercoat before painting with topcoat.

Products

Selleys Spakfilla Rapid

Selleys Spakfilla Rapid is a ready-mixed lightweight filler that is fast drying, virtually non-shrinking, non-cracking & needs only one application.

Selleys Original Sugar Soap

Selleys Original Sugar Soap is a professional strength and high performance formula which powers through tough grease and grime. Its also recommended for cleaning surfaces prior to painting and wallpapering.


How to Guides

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How To Fill Gaps Around Windows

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