How do I cover holes on my wall and paint over them?

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I'd like to cover the holes on my wall and paint over them without my landlord finding out. Please help!

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  • Betty Betty on Aug 08, 2018

    First try white tooth paste. .I now use white out. . They both work. .my son gave me some Elmers hole filler. .it comes in a tube. .I had a small cut in my kitchen floor. .the rug had white in it. And white out covered it . Amazing. ..Good luck. .

  • Heje Heje on Aug 08, 2018

    Get a small container of spackle or white putty to fill the holes then the walls can be painted. Good luck in the cover-up. :)

  • Donna Donna on Aug 15, 2018

    You can buy tubes of hole filler which is like spackling, fill the holes, smooth it over with fine sandpaper and paint over it. Thats how I repaired the holes in my walls when renting an apartment.

    • Margot Margot on Aug 16, 2018

      Thanks so much for the tip. If I spray paint over the wall, will the paint blend in and will the covering of the hole be noticeable?

  • Donna Donna on Aug 16, 2018

    I used white wall enamel, but nothing showed. I would think you could use spray paint as long as you are good at even spraying without leaving drip marks like I do lol!

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