Do It Yourself Book Repairs

No matter what problem you are having with your Sheetrock it can be corrected and look like new when your friends, relatives and neighbors visit your home.

Im not the cheapest guy on craigslist and I don’t want to be , I have seen some of the work done by other DRYWALL painters guys and I would be ashamed to have charged for such atrocities , I am the owner. i am excited to begin using this Wall Rx Drywall Repair Kit and presuming the demonstration video accurately represents the product i’d love to be their sales person! For any cracks or holes more than ½” across, apply a piece of mesh tape over the area to stabilize the surface. weather damaged roof let snow under shingles, damaged interior popcorn textured ceiling and small area down on wall-needs repaired.

Place a pan liner into a paint pan and insert a low-nap roller cover onto a roller handle. Pour primer into the pan and load the roller. Roll a coat of primer onto the walls, ensuring to roll over the cut line. Allow the primer to dry for the amount of time recommended by the manufacturer. Install a door stop first for doorknob holes. Buy a 6 inch (15 cm) round cover that sticks on without repairing the hole. If this is not feasible, treat doorknob holes as small holes. The first thing is to make sure that you have the proper tools available. We had to purchase a few new items and it warmed the cockles of my husband’s heart to have some new tools to play with.

Popped nails can be fixed by tapping the popped nail beneath the wall’s surface and then driving a second nail or drywall screw next to it to hold the first nail in place. Dimples can be filled with joint compound. See more about these repairs below. Tip: A good drywall knife is made from stainless steel, and has a metal heel for pushing defects into the surface of the drywall.

Other tools that I use: small paint brushes, old jar lids to hold and mix glue, paper plates (if I have no more jar lids), ace bandage and rubber bands. When repairing my books, I keep nearby larger, heavier books to use as weights. Using a putty knife, spread drywall compound over the entire patch, feathering out the edges beyond the patch onto the wall. Allow the compound to dry and sand it smooth. Then repeat the process, each time spreading it a little further out from the edges of the patch. THIS IS VERY MESSY!!! Remove everything out of the room before sanding drywall. Advice I wish I had taken.

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