In the event you ever find yourself looking at a gap marring an otherwise perfectly good wall, don’t worry. Over time your present plasterboard could have small holes in it that effect the general integrity of the wall or ceiling. To feather the edge, increase pressure and angle on the drywall knife as you reach the outer edges of the patch space to reduce, or thin, the joint compound on the drywall.
Let the first coat dry, and then use a humid sponge to melt the top layer of joint compound. Use a dry putty knife to softly scrape off any ridges before applying the second coat. Find the wall studs earlier than you start slicing, drilling or nailing drywall.
Discard the drywall and remove all exposed drywall nails or screws. To patch the outlet, the skilled will first apply the compound and clean it with a putty knife. Minimize the damaged nook bead horizontally, both above and beneath the mar, with a hacksaw. Finish all repairs with a closing light sanding to make sure a satin clean finish and seamless blending between the patch and the wall.
Providing drywall repair St Louis and St Charles counties. Josh Temple demonstrates …Read More