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Why I Learned How to Patch Drywall and You Should Too

Knowing how to patch drywall could be one of the smartest skills you learn.
You might feel uneasy by the site of damaged ceilings or walls, but the price to have them repaired by a pro somehow outweighs this inconvenience.
Years ago I paid about $600 for a 5 by 5 foot section of ceiling to be replaced. While I was grateful to my contractor it definitely hurt the wallet.
For some reason I thought that patching the ceiling was out of my DIY league. That said, I also knew that having the audacity to challenge myself in the art of drywalling would come in handy. Not to mention save me some dinero.
And I was right more than once about this hunch.
My brand new video will help you learn how to patch drywall and you'll get a ton of tips that will make your finished look fantastic. I'll walk you step-by-step from start to finish. Check out the video here http://www.homerepairtutor.com/how-to-patch-drywall.
Got a question? Leave a comment below and I'd be happy to assist. Sometimes drywalling is the first step in getting your dream bathroom or swanky bedroom. So go for it :)
Time: 6 Hours Cost: $50 Difficulty: Easy

To see more: http://www.homerepairtutor.com/how-to-patch-drywall/

  • April
    April Lawrenceville, GA

    Thanks for these tips! It's good to have a visual explanation of the process. Good to know for our bedroom redo, especially if there is an eco friendly drywall and mud solution out there. Do you know of any?

  • Donna S
    Donna S Twelve Mile, IN

    We had a ceiling in the dining room that looked like a 2 year old had done the drywall...I had seen a show where someone had used luan plywood(sp??) to cover a wall..So we did that on our ceiling..Used thin strips to cover the seams...It looks

    • Kelly S
      Kelly S Bremerton, WA

      @Donna S Post some picctures please. I love decorating outside the box and would like to see your work.

  • Kala Professional Restoration services

    DIY is a nice idea but a few necessary precautions are to be taken - You should wear a dust mask , as inhaling dust is not healthy .Be cautious around the dust caused by sanding .
    Also be careful about damp-wiping drywall. If several damp-wipes are

    • April
      April Lawrenceville, GA

      @Kala Professional Restoration services - Good to know! Thank you! :)

  • Jay Taylor
    Jay Taylor Santa Ana, CA

    Thanks for these amazing tips! It is good to have a visual explanation of the process having a drywall made, as a room separator is a great prevention of fire accidents,which is considered one of the excellent advantages of a drywall.

  • Irene Ross-Williams
    Irene Ross-Williams Clearlake, CA

    drywall repair after replacing large recessed "shop style 80's lighting" with can lights.

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