Wall Repairs

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How to Sand Spackle

Repairing damaged drywall or similar materials using spackle is just about the easiest way to do it.

Can You Spackle Plywood?

There is a general misconception that spackling is effective for repairing plywood surfaces. Spackling

Health Dangers Hidden in Some Spackle Products

There are very serious health dangers hidden in some spackle products. A spackling compound is a powder

Drywall Bubble Spackling Instructions

When it comes to spackling drywall, a little patience goes along way. Drywall spackling material is easy

Drywall Joint Repair

Cracking, splitting, or separations in drywall seams are not unusual, and at times it may become necessary

Fixing Drywall Nail Pops

Although it is usually unnecessary in most newer homes where drywall screws are used, fixing drywall

How to Remove Drywall Texture

The process to remove drywall texture can be an easy one. Drywall comes complete with many defects, lumps

Texturing Drywall Repairs

Normally drywall repairs are simple and straightforward, but when dealing with textured repairs you may

DIY Drywall Repair

Depending on the scope of the job, you can save yourself some money with DIY drywall repair. Rather than

Drywall Water Damage Repair

Undertaking drywall water damage repair is necessary as soon as the problem occurs. If left unchecked,

Drywall Removal Tools

Drywall removal is not a difficult job to finish or complete. With the proper tools and a little patience,

Bathroom Drywall Repair

Bathroom drywall repair can be a challenge to anyone, but especially to the novice who has little or

Ceiling Drywall Repair

If you are confronted with the need to perform some ceiling drywall repair, the good news is that you

How to Apply Venetian Plaster

Applying venetian plaster to your walls can be a needlessly complicated and time-consuming undertaking

How to Apply Protective Sealant on Venetian Plaster

Venetian plaster is a wall finishing technique that is made by applying thin layers of plaster to a wall

8 Steps to Painting a Faux Venetian Plaster Finish

Painting a faux Venetian plaster is a simple but artistic technique. If your tastes or color choices

How to Give a Crackle Texture to a Venetian Plaster Finish

A Venetian plaster finish traditionally has a smooth glossy finish, resembling polished marble. When

5 Benefits of a Venetian Plaster Wall Finish

Venetian plaster is a wall finish made of slaked lime and marble dust. It has many benefits over some

4 Great Ideas for Venetian Plaster Colors

There are a variety of Venetian plaster colors that you can choose from. Some of the best places to

What Causes a Bowed Basement Wall?

A bowed basement wall is more than just a cosmetic problem. It can mean serious problems if not looked

Caulking a Nail Hole

While there are many reasons to use nails in the walls of your home, a nail hole can be an unsightly

How to Apply Silicone Caulk

The application of silicon caulk is a regular task for the do-it-yourself handyman. From jobs as diverse

How to Make a Nail Hole in a Wall Less Visible

A nail hole in any wall will stand out. Patching holes takes only a few minutes and is essential if you're

How to Apply Acrylic Caulk

There are many uses around your home for acrylic caulk. If you have decided to use it for one of them,

How to Apply Butyl Caulk

If you are looking for a sturdy type of caulk that you can paint over once you are done with it, butyl

How to Apply Silicone Sealant

There are many kinds of sealant available for you to choose from, but the best type for many types of

3 Common Uses for Silicone Adhesive

Silicone adhesive is extremely durable and very flexible and, as such, has a number of different uses.

Drywall Tape Repair: How to Repair Bubbled Tape

Drywall tape repair can sometimes be the most frustrating part of hanging drywall. You will find that

Drywall Repair: How to Repair Nail Pops

Nail pops reduces the overall attractiveness of the surface; that is why it is important to carry out

How to Fix a Hole in the Wall with Spackle

A hole in the wall is an easy fix with a Spackling compound and spatula available at any home improvement

How to Properly Apply a Self Adhesive Drywall Patch

The correct application of a drywall patch should end up with the drywall looking smooth and scar free.

Drywall Repair: How to Repair Over-sanded Drywall

An over-sanded drywall (also known as Sheetrock™) is often the consequence of lack of experience

How to Repair a Cracked Wall Tile

When you notice that you have a cracked wall tile you will want to fix it quickly before the crack spreads

2 Quick Fixes for a Hole in the Wall

A hole in the wall will occur at some point in time as drywall can only withstand so much abuse. Little

How to Repair a Cracked Wall and Ceiling Joint

A cracked wall could lead to a more extensive repair if it’s not fixed at once. The best way to

Which Wall Marks Are Okay to Paint Over?

Wall marks are unsightly but we often ignore them until it’s time to repaint the walls entirely.

Prevent Wall Marks while Moving Furniture

Moving is always a hassle and often when you remove furniture pieces, you're left with unsightly wall

A Guide to Removing Wall Marks with Soaps and Chemicals

Wall marks are annoying and although children can be responsible for some of them, they can happen from

How to Repair a Masonry Block Wall

There are plenty of reasons why a masonry block wall is used around your home. Most of the time these

How to Properly Use a Drywall Trowel

There’s an art to using a drywall trowel properly. It’s one of the final steps after you’ve