We know you have the option of choosing from a number of professionals here in the Treasure Valley. Drywall damage that extends across one or more wall studs requires more extensive reinforcement and repair. So when you decide to repair your walls Consult to us so our Specialists will guide you what to do. As mentioned above wall paper still has its audience and is preferred over drywall texture in certain applications.
From repairing cracks, holes, and more to putting the final touches with drywall finishing services, we can do it all—and we do it in a way that saves you time and money. When you’ve placed your patch, spread a thin coat of spackling paste along the perimeter, then place drywall tape over the mud, which will help hide the seam where new and old drywall meet.
Chip off any loose drywall mud on seams from which the paper is separating with a paint scraper. If it’s too late to call the builder back to take care of this annoyance (it’s rarely structurally threatening), you can do the repair yourself. Textured walls or ceilings are repaired and re-textured to closely match the original drywall texture.
The tricks involved in doing this well are 1) to fasten the new replacement piece securely, even where wall studs are not available for attachment, and 2) to blend in the new piece of drywall with the rest of the surface so it appears seamless. When you call Handyman Matters for assistance with your drywall repair and installation needs, our craftsmen will sit down with you and go over your needs and goals.
Lift the edges of the overlapping paper and be sure to get a good coat of drywall compound under all overlapping paper. A hole in drywall that’s larger than the head of a nail requires more repair than just the application of some spackling. Now, screw your drywall patch to the wooden cleats, again being careful not to break the drywall’s paper coating.