How Do You Repair Nail Pops In Drywall?
Unfortunately nail pops can occur anywhere typically around the interior walls and the ceiling perimeter. Depending on the size of the nail pop it can be classified as either dimples or bubbles that occur where the drywall has been affixed to the frame by either a nail of screw. As a rule of thumb, nail pops generally occurs as the house settles. Fortunately nail pops are a cosmetic problem that can easily be fixed. However, if they are not repaired properly, the problem can recur. Begin by putting on your safety goggles Next use the hammer to drive the nail back into the wall. If the nail does not seem to budge, place a nail punch in the center of the nail and tap with the hammer. While tapping you may notice a piece of drywall, sheetrock, or old spackle break off. That’s perfectly normal. If by chance you discover a screw instead of a nail, secure the screw with a drill. Using a drill secure the drywall with a screw just above and below the existing nail. Make sure you screw the dryw