Fix a crack in a plaster wall before it branches out and causes large sections of wall or ceiling to delaminate, or pull away, from the lath behind it. You can patch the crack with a plaster repair kit—Tom Silva likes Big Wally's Plaser Magic homeowners' pack (about $90; plastermagic.om
).Get the how-to for this job.The payoff:
Save paying a pro the $700 or more
it would cost to fix extensive cracks or delamination.