Emily Beach works in the commercial construction industry in Maryland. Once the patch is set in wall. Clean hole with blade knife. Cover the hole with a drywall repair patch, which can be found at major home improvement stores. To cut the drywall, you can either cut it with the drywall saw or use a blade knife to score and snap it, scoring the front using the blade knife and a straight edge, then snapping it in two pieces. Try to not let the screws tear the paper, but do recess the screw heads a little.
Measure the repair area and cut a piece of drywall to size. In other words, it's better to use too much compound than not enough as long as you're prepared to sand, scrape or wipe away the dried excess. Asbestos causes mesothelioma cancer, lung cancer, asbestosis and other illnesses. Share it with us!
Next purchase some pre mixed Spackle and a couple putty knives. Next, place the drywall patch over the hole in the wall and trace the shape on the wall with a pencil. Allow the compound to dry overnight. Gently sand surface until smooth with the wall. Open the can of paint and carefully place the lid to the side. Hole in the Wall Help Popular Mechanics: