Drywall Repair – 6

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Drywall Repair - 6

Check fit for the patch. Make sure the patch isn’t wedged in too tight.

Big hint: make sure you chamfer the edges of both the patch and wall. This way, the joint compound has a good place to take hold.

Posted by Jason Crowther on 2008-01-26 19:01:18

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Drywall Repair – 8

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Now, the fun part, the mud.

I don’t really have any skill in this area. I just heap it on, shooting to get it kinda level. I’m better with a sanding block than with a putty knife.

Posted by Jason Crowther on 2008-01-26 19:00:52

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Repair.

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Repair.

Have you been home repairs? You will understand me.

Posted by Evgeni Pol on 2012-02-21 19:33:27

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Drywall Repair – 7

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At first, I was worried that I couldn’t get the piece flush with the existing wall. But a couple of drywall screws pulled it in nice and tight.

Next, I ran some joint tape over all the edges being careful not to let it overlap. I kinda like this sticky backed paper tape, just have to careful not to sand into it later.

Posted by Jason Crowther on 2008-01-26 19:01:06

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Drywall Repair – 4

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You can barely make it out, but there’s the template traced on to the drywall.

Posted by Jason Crowther on 2008-01-26 19:01:40

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