Drywall is nothing but a strong building material, fire resistant, which is generally used to put up the interior walls of a building. Handyman Matters specializes in a time plus materials (T+M) business model, and can easily handle all types of drywall repairs. This product is Ideal for the professional (plumber, electrician, telephone service or computer cabler) who is opening up walls on a regular basis to repair something or pull a wire/cable.
For deeper or larger holes, drywall repair kits are sold that usually include either simple metal clips that support a replacement piece or some sort of backerboard that inserts into the hole and suspends itself in place while you cover it with joint compound.
Making a straight-sided shape will allow you to easily replace that piece of drywall. Whether it cracks because your house is settling, there are problems with general wear-and-tear, or doorknobs create holes in the wall, there’s no getting away from drywall damage.
Drywall products are improving styles are changing, the old popcorn textured ceilings for instance are being changed out for a more modern appeal. Once everything’s filled or patched, you’ll want to paint over it to hide your repair. If you’ve repaired drywall before and your results didn’t turn out as seamless as you had envisioned, then you may be inclined to pay someone else to deal with it next time.
I have done a ton of holes like this, and all you need is a scrap of drywall, which can be bought from the box stores, you don’t have to buy a whole sheet, and the joint compound that you would need anyway for this kit. Apply drywall compound- Using a putty knife, remove the compound from the container and start applying it to the patch.