How to repair guides


This page is up in hopes to provide useful how to repair guides to help with drywall repairs, which can often be challenging for DIY enthusiasts. It aims to provide confidence and style to those who may feel intimidated by the process.

If you're asking yourself, how do I fix a small dent in my wall -  here are

The steps involved in fixing the dent:

This usually involves filling the dent with spackle, smoothing it out, sanding it, and then painting over it.

Cracks in walls can be concerning

The best course of action depends on several factors, including the size, location, and cause of the cracks in walls

To help you determine the best way to handle the situation, consider the following

How big are the cracks in walls?


  •  Hairline cracks (less than 1/16 inch wide) are generally not a structural concern, while wider cracks could indicate a more serious issue.



Where are the cracks in walls located?


  •  Cracks above doorways or windows are more likely to be related to settling or movement in the building, while cracks near the foundation may be indicative of moisture or foundation problems.



Patching a large hole in drywall can be tackled with these steps

Patching a large hole in drywall can be tackled with these steps, but consider size and complexity before deciding to DIY.

For very large holes (over 8 inches) or those near plumbing or electrical, consulting a professional is safer and ensures proper execution.