A Flawless Drywall Repair

DYI 04.23.16
Fixing a hole in drywall is a great DIYer project, and it's a skill that every homeowner should master. There's more than one way to patch a medium-sized hole. However, this is the fail-proof method used by pro contractors.

1. Square the hole

2. Install a backer-board

3. Cut a new piece of drywall

4. Tape all the joints

5. Apply several coats of mud

6. Sand smooth

7. Prime and paint

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Time: 2 Hours Cost: $10 Difficulty: Easy

To see more: http://www.oneprojectcloser.com/how-to-repair-medium-size-hole-in-drywall/

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  • Kala Professional Restoration services
    Thanks for great project you have shared with us.Water damage and stains on drywall are usually the result ofa leaky roof or plumbing fixture. Water damage will cause a stain to appear on the drywall. This is usually the first sign of a problem. Painting
  • Jack Moore
    Jack Moore West Jordan, UT
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  • Bonnie
    bonnie Canada
    Great tutorial ... thanks for posting it. I am in the process of renovating a tired condo and your tutorial is exactly what I needed.
  • Lori Andrews
    Lori Andrews Gadsden, AL
    Thanks for the tip knew I'd have to replace myself
  • Brian
    Brian Manassas, VA
    I like to cut the square plug first and then trace it over the hole.
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