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03Aug/18

USG Sheetrock® Brand Drywall Repair Clips

Last week Stuart covered some of the new tools Ryobi is introducing in 2016 One of these products is a new drywall repair kit that aims to make fixing holes smaller than 4″ in diameter a much simpler process. The best way to attach the replacement piece will depend on its size and whether or not there are wall studs backing it. Once the replacement piece is securely fastened, blending in the surface so the repair is not noticeable usually requires three applications of drywall joint compound.

Use metal snips to cut a section of new corner bead to fit the repair area (image 3). Apply a coat of joint compound to the corner, set the bead in place then apply another layer of joint compound over it. Let dry completely then add another layer or two of compound depending on what is needed (image 4).drywall repair

Drywall repair is not …