How to Do Drywall Repair?

Answer Drywall is the most commonly used sheeting material for interior walls and can become damaged by a variety of ways. As a homeowner, you can avoid the costly expense of calling a repair person if yo... Read More »

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How to Repair Sagging Drywall?

There are at least three reasons for sagging drywall: contact with moisture from a leak that occurs near the fasteners; over-spanning; and inadequate installation. You can repair sagging drywall as... Read More »

How to Repair Painted Drywall?

You can repair drywall yourself whether the wall has tiny nail holes or dents and scratches resulting from objects such as furniture rubbing against it. For painted drywall, the trick lies in match... Read More »

How to Repair Large Drywall?

Large areas of drywall are usually only problematic in that 1/2-inch 4- by 8-foot wall sheets weigh 50 pounds, and 5/8-inch ceiling sheets weigh 75 pounds. Scrapes or holes can be covered with mesh... Read More »

How do I repair tape in drywall?

PrepareTake a sharp razor knife, and cut away the tape at each end about 12 inches beyond the damaged area. Sand away the dried drywall compound using a medium drywall sanding pad. Take care not to... Read More »