We are capable of fixing all types of drywall issues and our trained professionals will ensure that everything gets done properly the first time. Another thing to keep in mind is that drywall repair, both on the ceiling and walls, is a trade that takes a lot of practice to get good at. Repairing drywall is a pretty simple process, depending on the severity of the damage. Use a drywall knife, jabsaw (keyhole saw), or utility knife to cut away the damaged section of drywall.
Measure the hole, and visit your local hardware store or home improvement center for a kit. There are drywall repair kits that can be purchased at your local home improvement store. Before you tackle the job again (or just throw in the towel), check out these helpful hints that will make drywall repairs easier and smoother.
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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).