Use A Professional Contractor For Stucco And Drywall Repair Today
Looking at damages and holes in a drywall may appear to be difficult to fix, but in actual fact it isn't that hard of a job to complete, most people attempt to fix these issues themselves and a lot of them succeed. Let's take a look at a few methods people use to fix their drywall using effective Drywall Repair, it can take some time, but if you pull it off you will have saved yourself time, money and stress.
Firstly you must make your markings off on the area that needs to be patched, you should use a square to make these markings and the area should be a little larger than the affected area which you are fixing. Then, you should use a drywall knife the slice around the square sides which are already drawn off, which will ultimately leave you with a square shaped hole in your wall. After this step, plan a piece of wood and use it to reinforce the patched area. In order to achieve this, you should slice a small strip of 1 x 2 or 1 x 4 a little bigger than the hole is vertically. Then attach the wooden patch to the hole and have it so that the wood covers both below and above the hole. You can attach the wood by using drywall nails or screws which can be placed into the wall surrounding the hole.
Then you must produce a drywall patch for the affected area. You can use a tape measure, a knife and one square to slice a bit drywall which will slot into the affected area or hole.
You must then screw down the patch until it is evenly laid with the wall that is surrounding it. You can do this by securing the patch with drywall screws or nails into the board which we already installed in an earlier stage.
You should then get some joint compound applied to the patch which can be done using a drywall knife or tool. If you wish to you can put tape around the perimeter of the wood and put another coat of joint compound on. You must allow this to dry and then use fine grit sandpaper.
Once the compound has fully dried and settled you should then add another lot of joint compound using the same tool as you had previously. This will blend the repaired area with your natural wall state, this should be allowed to dry and then sanded once again with the sandpaper. After you have completed all these stages and steps, you should have a nice looking drywall once again.
You may wish to re-paint this area for cosmetic reasons, in which case you should use the same color as your surrounding wall. If all this seems to much for you, and it is for many people as let's face it, we aren't all build with natural builders instinct, you should get in touch with one of the reputable, professional Drywall Contractors Arizona to fix your drywall for you needs.