How To Repair Wall Cracks

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This article helps to you find the wall cracks types and explain how to fix them permanently without any technical knowledge


Building, wall cracks are common issues. It develops due to the stress exceeds from the building components’ strength. Generally, the main factors for increase the building components stress like wind pressure, live load, dead load, Or foundation settlement. Not only these but also have some internal factors such as thermal changes, chemical action, etc. these cracks are classified as structural cracks and non-structural cracks

A.Structural Cracks

 Cracks develop in structural members due to incorrect design, overloading, construction fault. It is very dangerous for the safety of the building.

 B.Non-structural cracks

These wall cracks develop due to internal factors like moisture, weathering action, materials quality, shrinkage, and chemical action. These cracks are not dangerous in the safety of the building but looking ugly and faulty feel not good. Wall cracks included. Let see details about wall cracks types and solutions. Just go through this article you will know about the wall cracks.

Methods Of wall Cracks Repairing.

Generally, Wall cracks are measuring by mm if the crack width is below 1.5 mm, it’s minor cracks,

 And crack width up to 25 mm is not dangerous. But need to rectify out about 25mm.

Method -1

Crack Width Less Than 1.5 mm

If the crack width is less than 1.5 mm, we can fill it with putty, or many crack filler materials available on the market generally fill up any one of them. Once fill these materials should be painted.

Method -2

Crack Width 1.5 mm To 25mm

Wider than 1.5 mm cracks filled by the patented crack filler compounds or prefer other types of elastic filling compounds. It is available in the market. These semi-solid paste compounds mix better for large cracks. And also can use cement, lime, sand with the rich mortar mix.

Wall Cracks Types And Solutions.

Cracks develop on the wall due to foundation settlement, shrinkage, temperature, etc. Let see in detail about cracka types that occur in-wall and their solutions.

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