How To Fix Small Holes in Drywall
There are a thousand ways it can happen. One moment everything is fine, and then suddenly there is a bump. Looking at the wall, you notice that there is now a small hole in the drywall. Small holes in drywall can develop for a number of reasons. Whether they are the result of impacts, something being nailed into the drywall, or the slow aging of your home and your walls, holes in drywall will inevitably develop. The best thing you can do is to be prepared and know exactly how to fix these holes when they develop. Below is a brief guide on how to fix small holes in your drywall. You will require the paint color for the wall, spackle, a spackle applier, and some kind of sander. This technique should work on all small sized holes in your drywall.
1. Clean Surrounding Area
The first thing to do is to clean the surrounding area around the small hole and remove any debris that may have been left when the hole was made. This can be done by simply wiping down the area and making sure that all dust has been removed from the area. In addition, if there is any damage that is sticking out of the wall around the hole, then this should be sanded down until smooth
2. Apply Spackle and Smooth
Once the hole and the area around the hole is clean, you can apply spackle. Using an applier, take generous amount of spackle and insert it into the small hole. Once fully inserted, use the flat surface of the applier to smooth it out. After several applications, you should have a relatively smooth surface with the small hole completely filled in.
3. Sand Down Area
Take some time and allow the spackle to fully dry. Once dry, begin sanding the area around the hole down. Your goal is to make the spackle above and around the hole smooth and uniform with the rest of the wall. When you are done sanding the area, there should be no noticeable bump or hole. If there is, then apply spackle and smooth again.
Once the spackling and sanding is done, it is time to repaint that part of the wall. You can use a small roller to help apply an even application of paint onto the walls.
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