How Do You Repair Large Drywall Holes?
Fixing a large hole in drywall, often referred to as “Sheetrock,” is really no more difficult than fixing most smaller holes. The process is virtually the same. The main difference is that when repairing a larger hole, it is best to go from stud to stud rather than to attempt to work in the mid-section which is void of studs. After reading the steps below, you should be able to ascertain whether you will be able to handle the project independently or perhaps require some additional skilled-help from professionals. The goal is to make the repair auspicious–as if the damaged area never existed. One young homeowner is quoted as saying, “Hey Tom…look at the repair I just made, didn’t I do a good job?” Tom replied, ” Yeah, It was right over here right?” The moral of the story is that after a while, too many conspicuous repairs showing will reduce the market value of the home–giving the impression that it is a “Handyman’s Special.” So please heed this caveat before undertaking this proje