How to Repair Drywall

Most drywall repairs are simple, consisting of patching holes, filling dents, and embedding popped nails. They require only basic tools and some spackling compound. Also be prepared to touch up or paint the repaired area.   Minor repairs Such minor flaws as dents and small nail holes can be repaired by filling the area with joint compound after sanding it clean. Choose a putty knife appropriately sized to the blemish, and if more than one layer of compound is required, make sure you allow each layer to dry completely between applications. Popped nails can be fixed by tapping … [Read more...]