How to Repair Cracks and Holes in Drywall

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Your drywall can get damaged by kids, pets, doorknobs, you name it. But you don’t need to ignore that damage. In just a few steps, we will show you how to repair small, medium and even large size damage to get your walls back to normal.


Today we are going to cover how to repair holes of several sizes. From small damage like nail holes to medium holes between one and 2 1/2 inches and even larger holes over two and a half inches, like the damage that can be caused by doorknobs. Now, there are many different ways to repair drywall and the simple steps we are going through today are just a few of them. But let’s start with minor damage.

Now, if you are repairing nail or screw holes like those left from hanging pictures or small dents or paper tears, just apply a small amount of spackle and stand it when drive. Popped nail s are also an easy fix. Now, here’s what I’m going to use to repair a pop mail. Another nail or drywall screw, a hammer or drill in bits, premixed joint compound, a drywall knife and a sanding sponge. You will also need a dust mask and safety glasses. You can also find some extra information on this project in the printable instructions at

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