Wall Repairs

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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

7 Best Uses for a Drywall Trowel

A drywall trowel is a useful tool to have around. You’ll use it extensively when you’re putting

Fiberglass vs Paper: Which to Use for Drywall Taping

Drywall tape is a key factor in installing and repairing drywall, no question about it. Not only does

How to Properly Use a Taping Knife

A taping knife is a flat metal knife used for layering and smoothing mud and plaster on walls. When doing

Drywall Repair: How to Repair Overcuts

A key skill in drywall repair is how to fix overcuts. Overcuts are those drywall holes which end up being

How to Repair Wallboard Seams

Repairing wallboard seams is an easy task using that you can do over the weekend. A wallboard, or what

How to Repair Travertine Wall Tile

Travertine wall tiles add a touch of elegance to your bathroom or kitchen wall or where ever they are

How to Retape Drywall

Nearly every home has drywall as interior walls. Every piece is mudded and taped to seal the seams. Over

How to Sand Joint Compound

Joint compound is used for many things around the home and large scale construction sites. You'll find

How to Tape Drywall with Fiberglass Tape

When placing drywall, you are left with seams that need to be sealed, and tape is used to cover these

Sheetrock Repair When Chalk Layer is Showing

Sheetrock repair isn’t too difficult. Essentially sheetrock is chalk that’s compressed between

The Differences Between Faux Venetian Plaster and Venetian Plaster

Originally used as a décor for Roman palaces, Venetian plaster gradually became the standard material

Is it easier to apply plaster patch to corners than spackling?

Plaster patch is a repair compound designed to repair larger cracks and holes in plaster walls. Spackle

What is the best type of paint to use when painting silicone caulk?

Painting over silicone caulk is, at best, a challenge. Because its surface, when dry, is slippery and

Can I use a power sander to prep silicone caulk for painting?

Contractors experienced in using silicone caulk and paint will tell you that you must prepare your caulk

Can I use spray paint for painting silicone caulk?

Most experienced painters will tell you your chances of successfully painting silicone caulk are not

How to Seal Exterior Spackle

Spackle, or spackling paste, is a type of filler available in many forms. Interior surfaces often require

Fixing a Hole in the Wall with Cardboard

A hole in the wall can happen rather quickly and innocently. You could just be entering the home with