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What are the best tips for patching drywall?

Patching Drywall 101: 3 Tips for Patching Drywall

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There are many reasons why you may have holes in the walls of your home. If you're replacing a curtain rod, moving artwork, or your door stop fails, you'll have to patch the drywall so the imperfections won't show.

Patching drywall is a fairly simple DIY project. You’ll need drywall compound, a small bucket for larger jobs, a putty knife, and sanding paper. For larger holes you’ll need mesh patches. All are available at your nearby home improvement store.

Whether you need to hide a small crack in the paint or fix a large hole in the wall, patching drywall can be a frustrating process, especially if you aren’t very experienced.

Here are 3 tips for patching drywall that may save you time and money in the long run!

Also, don't forget to check out our article on "Drywall Patching 101" for more insight on how to accomplish those drywall projects in your home! 

If you need further assistance, Mr. Handyman of Wheaton & Hinsdale is only a phonecall away! 

Additional Resources:

For more information on drywall patching, read our article "Drywall Patching Fixes Holes, Dents in Walls"