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  • Fixing Holes in Dry Wall - The Perfect Patch Method

    You can fix hole with out all the tools and time. Take your hole and cut out the damage area, make it a sqaure or retriangle. Take a piece of drywall. Cut the patch about a 1 1/2" bigger all they way a round then the hole. Turn drywall over and score the paper the size of your hole. Then break the drywall at the score marks, pulling the drywall off the paper. When you are done you will have a piece of drywall the size of the hole with flaps around all sides. Then apply drywall compound around the hole covering the area the size of your flaps. Put the patch in hole, dont push to far in. Take a putty knife and press the flaps down. Then take a little compound and apply around tbe flap, feather your compound around. Dry and sand. Paint. I can fix 4" × 5" hole In ab...see more »You can fix hole with out all the tools and time. Take your hole and cut out the damage area, make it a sqaure or retriangle. Take a piece of drywall. Cut the patch about a 1 1/2" bigger all they way a round then the hole. Turn drywall over and score the paper the size of your hole. Then break the drywall at the score marks, pulling the drywall off the paper. When you are done you will have a piece of drywall the size of the hole with flaps around all sides. Then apply drywall compound around the hole covering the area the size of your flaps. Put the patch in hole, dont push to far in. Take a putty knife and press the flaps down. Then take a little compound and apply around tbe flap, feather your compound around. Dry and sand. Paint. I can fix 4" × 5" hole In about 5 minutes. Not including painting and sanding.

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