How to repair cracks and small holes in wood

Task difficulty: Very easy

The warm dry air from the central heating has caused many of my door and window frames to shrink, leaving ugly cracks showing on most of the joints - there are also some holes where the retaining nails have been driven in. Being flexible, Wood Flex bonds strongly and moves with the wood, giving a long lasting and professional finished effect will make you glad you chose the best product for the task.

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Step by step process

  1. Step 1

    Step 1

    First scrape away any old filler or flaking varnish and vacuum away the debris.

  2. Step 2

    Step 2

    Next, apply Polycell Wood Flex Polyfilla straight from the tub or tube, working it well into the gap or hole to ensure a good bond.

  3. Step 3

    Step 3

    Finally, wipe away any residual filler with a damp cloth and then leave to dry. Wood Flex Polyfilla can be left as a perfect repair or can be sanded and varnished. Being water-resistant, it can be used on exterior woodwork too.

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