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Overview:- Drywall patching is the process of using drywall like materials to patch a hole or crack in a wall. Patching drywall is not a very difficul...
The first step in patching drywall is to gather all the necissary materials and tools to complete the task-Utility Knife -Drywall piece large enough t...
Lay the tarp on the floor flush to the wall where there is to be drywall patching.
Cut out a hole in the drywall with the utility knife (figure 1).a. Measure and sketch a circle that is to be cut out so that the hole is surrounded co...
Fasten the support wood in place with the drill (Figure 2).a. Measure and cut a piece of wood support that will fill the back of the hole adequately.b...
Cut the drywall patch and fasten the drywall hole (Figure 3). a. Measure and cut a piece of drywall that fits the hole (give or take a gap of about a...
Apply the mesh fiberglass tape to remaining crack (Figure 4). a. Cut a piece of mesh fiberglass tape to cover the crack. b. Use the compound knife to ...
Apply the joint compound to the mesh fiberglass tape (Figure 5). a. Use the compound knife to spread the first coat of compound to fill the crack and ...
Allow time to dry and repeat step 6 (Figure 6).a. After drying use sand paper to smooth the compound so that it is flush with the wall.b. Apply the se...
Final sanding and finishing (Figure 7).a. Sand down till flush with wall again and no imperfections remain.b. The wall is finished and needs to be wip...
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Posted:Nov 5, 2009
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