How do I fix this ceiling crack?

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Old 11-23-18, 09:04 PM
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How do I fix this ceiling crack?

Ceiling is popcorn with abestos, made in 76.

I'm guessing I can use some kind of caulk?
 
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Old 11-23-18, 09:40 PM
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Caulk won't fix it but may cover it well enough you'll quit looking at it all the time.
 
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Old 11-24-18, 03:30 AM
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The correct fix would be to scrape the texture off on each side of the crack, secure the drywall with screws if loose and then tape and mud. Texture when done. That said, that is a good bit of work. I have used caulk with decent results. The trick is to only caulk the crack, use a set/damp sponge to remove excess caulk.
 
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