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Bloody FIL has put hole in my bathroom ceiling.

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fruitstick Sun 02-Jan-11 22:42:42

Agh. We moved into our house 2 weeks ago. Ds1 pulled too hard on the light cord and it came out of the ceiling.

FIL cane round while DH was trying to fix it. What was a 10p chunk of plaster that came out is now a hole bigger than the cord fitting.

To be fair to him, it is just a plaster ceiling. No plaster board, no joist.

There is nothing to attach the bloody thing too!

Plasterer? Builder? Arrgh.

lalalonglegs Mon 03-Jan-11 16:27:08

It was an accident waiting to happen and will keep happening. Get an electrician to wire in a normal light socket on the wall outside the bathroom and then, when you have other plastering that needs doing, get plasterer to patch the hole in the ceiling (they use a webbing like material called scrim and then put a very thin layer of plaster over it).

Littlefish Mon 03-Jan-11 16:43:32

I agree with lala.

fruitstick Mon 03-Jan-11 17:16:10

Now why didn't I think of that.

We are getting electrician in in a few weeks. Will add it to the list grin

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