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You should consider mudjack to fill the gap. I believe it is a dirt/soil concrete mix. There are contractors who specialize in this type of work.
Plastic models are made out of polystyrene. The cement that is used to glue model parts together melts the parts and forms a weld. It is not an adhesive and actually works much like PVC cement. Applied properly what you wind up with is a solid weld rather than a glued joint. Use sparingly.
You can try to glue it, but not using a glue on the edges, but use some other plastic part (made from similiar material) and glue it like a reinforcement. If Your shelves are simple horizontal-positioned ones (non-curved surfaces), You could just make it like on this site here. If Your shelves are shaped, You can try to use something like platic straps and ...
First I don't totally disagree with Tyler but his answer is a bit ridiculous. Only a concrete salesman would tell you to repour your foundation due to hairline cracks in drywall. Maybe the issue has something to do with the foundation shifting seasonally. But all houses move a little throughout weather changes - humidity and temp. It is virtually ...
The crack in the basement floor looks like it goes under the wood as well. Cracks in foundations tend to let water in. Water + wood = mold. I hope you have sufficient crack repairs done and an underlay in place that will help to prevent moisture transfer into the wood floor, but most options I am aware of would make the wood floor match up closer in height ...
Ditra is excellent, why not use a transition strip from the tile to the hardwood. You can get them in marble, stone or metal and they are perfect for situations like this. You don't want to be tearing up the cracked tiles in 1 year.
Use a thinner crack isolation sheet, ask for "slip-sheet" at the tile store. Some will bridge cracks up to 1/8" wide. Note, although slip-sheet works great for cracks caused by horizontal movement, they are not great for preventing cracks caused by vertical movement.
Kover Krack, textured type from Sherwin Williams just brushes on the paint over.
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