How to repair shallow damage to a ceiling

Task difficulty: Very easy

You want to repair shallow damage on a ceiling, prior to painting the area.

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Step by step process

  1. Step 1

    Step 1

    Ensure the area of ceiling to be treated is clean, dry and free from mould and loose particles.

  2. Step 2

    Step 2

    Stir Polycell Multipurpose Magic Polyfilla to a creamy consistency.

  3. Step 3

    Step 3

    Using a filling knife, press the filler into the damaged area. Smooth off with a wet knife. When Magic Polyfilla is dry it will turn from a pink colour to white - you'll be able to see when it's ready to paint without having to climb back up the stepladder.

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