Learn the basics of how to fix a hole in drywall or sheetrock from a home repair professional in this DIY home improvement video.
⋄ Get some self-adhering fiberglass meshed tape
⋄ Cut off a section that is approximately 3 inches larger than the hole and place it over the hole; then square it up.
⋄ Get some joint compound, also referred to as “mud”, and use a spatula or putty knive to skim a coat of it over the hole & tape; then, sand it down after it has dried
⋄ Apply a second coat that is a little wider than the first coat
⋄ Watch the video for the final steps and a better understanding of the process
This YouTube Video was produced by Greg Lim for ExpertVillage.com (which is now redirected to eHow.com). Greg is a professional handyman and residential property manager. In the seven years hes been a contractor, he has fully renovated two houses. You can find this and many other videos produced by Greg on eHow.com