This is a blog made to help women feel empowered in their home by showing them that certain home repairs are much easier than males have made them out to be. It is about challenging stereotypes, gender roles, and the idea of ‘toughness’. But double check the thickness of your existing drywall before heading to your local independent home improvement retailer. If you come across any studs in the wall just angle the drywall saw and cut as much of the drywall as you can from each side of the stud along your line.
Our professional drywall contractors can help patch holes big or small and match the existing texture on your wall. Avoid getting carried away and sanding too much—you don’t want to expose any clips or edges of the patch. If you need a free drywall repair / Sheetrock estimate, bid, quote or proposal call today.
This is to give the new drywall somewhere to be fastened to. After the patch has been secured, you can begin with applying drywall tape, and drywall mud. The RRP rule is controversial, primarily due to the increased cost remodelers incur as a result of having to set up dust containment apparatuses, 3 including sealing off doorways and HVAC ducts with plastic.
Always use a good primer on plaster walls, as it will protect the wall and saves on cost of finish paint. Drywall products are improving styles are changing, the old popcorn textured ceilings for instance are being changed out for a more modern appeal. Hairline cracks in drywall, particularly at the top corners of windows and doors, are signs that the wall framing has settled or moved a little—a common condition and one that’s easy to repair.
A hole in drywall that’s larger than the head of a nail requires more repair than just the application of some spackling. On the first day the drywall contractors patched and primed all of the spots we had marked. In addition to being faster, this method disguises the screw holes better and makes it easier to sand the patch.