Fix your wall holes with simple drywall crack repair tips.
Get rid of small dings and dents, drywall crack on your dry wall fast and easy.
How To Repair Dry Wall?
Scrape away loose debris.
Then apply light weight Spackle over that hole on wall and wait till it completely dry.
Add more Spackle as needed to completely fill the hole. Obviously you never want to leave some hole right? So just fill all hole accordingly. Its very easy!
Then sand smooth with any sanding material or sanders.
If its popped nail head you need to remove and fix from dry wall, drive in a dry wall screw about 1-1/2 inches above or below to hold the dry wall.
Then drive in the popped nail, use Spackle then sane it as mentioned above!
If its hole from door knob, it can be quickly fixed using any patch kit which ranges from $9 to $25. They are also called wall repair kit.
How to use wall repair kit to Repair Dry Wall?
1. Stick mesh over the hole.
2. Use drywall knife to cover with lightweight joint compound in crisscross or up/down patter. [drywall knife is basically made of plastic used as plaster. See image below of drywall knife]
3. Always feather the edges so compound blends with wall.
4. Let it dry.
5. Add second round of compound if first layer was not enough.
What is California patch?
Fixing 6 inches or less dry wall holes is called California patch.
Cut any new piece of drywall, about 2 inches bigger than the hole on your will.
Score the back about an inch from each side.
Snap off the loose gypsum leaving paper for backing.
Hold it over the hole and mark around the gypsum using pen or pencil.
Cut out the area with drywall saw.
Apply joint compound to the back of the paper.
Press into place and cover with a 1 or 2 coats of joint compound.
For larger holes cut dry wall piece little bigger than the hole to cover hole completely!
Hold the patch over the hole, trace it, and cut along the lines.
Hold small furring strips inside the hole on two sides.
Then secure with screws using drill machine.
After that set the dry wall patch in the space and secure it to the furring strips.
Apply joint tape and compound.
Got a dinged up corner?
Cut the damaged corner bead with hacksaw and use knife to cut dry wall.
Remove the damaged piece, then cut new corner bead to fit.
Secure the piece then apply joint compound to all corner.
Finish this repair with light sanding, paint, primer to make look great!
If you are repairing textured wall, lightly sand the repair place to blend with the surface.
Then mix 4 parts joint compound to 1 part water
Dip stiff brush to the mix, lick it on to the wall in a forward motion.
Another option is Homax wall texture spray.
Shake the can of Homax wall texture spray, adjust nozzle. Spray in a circular motion about 6-18 inches from the wall.
You will see some texture or bubble.
To smoothen this, lightly flatten with any drywall knife for knockdown finish.
With these few simple steps, you broken drywall will look like new.
Hope you will enjoy reading this informative article on How To Repair Dry Wall and make use of it. This is an awesome DIY tips for How To Repair Dry Wall, which can be done by pros and newbies without any hassle.
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