A comprehensive roofing specification writing tool allowing users to quickly write accurate steep- and low-slope roofing specifications for job submittal packages. From taping, spackling, skim-coating, patching, matching textures, water damage repairs, or making old drywall look like new again, Chris has been the San Clemente area’s drywall specialist since 1987. This product is Ideal for the professional (plumber, electrician, telephone service or computer cabler) who is opening up walls on a regular basis to repair something or pull a wire/cable. A joint knife and a metal straightedge will enable you to apply the joint compound smoothly and scrape away the excess, so the repair job will look professional instead of lumpy or uneven.
As for the ones that attempt to repair their own drywall themselves, the job always turns out lousy. Your supplies will include ready-mix joint compound; 2-inch drywall tape, either perforated or mesh; taping knives in 4-, 6-, and 10-inch sizes; and 400-grit sandpaper and a sanding block. With these large drywall ceiling repair jobs it is important to know what you are doing, have a good do it yourself guide or to hire a professional to get the work done.
Cut it to size and screw it into place, spacing the screws every 6 in. Taping the edges of the patch to make it invisible is the trickiest part of the job (Photos 3 and 4). Buy a gallon tub of drywall compound and a roll of paper tape. The key to this type of repair is to make sure your drywall patch is the same thickness as the drywall used in your wall. The clips make the patch board used flush with the face of the wall instead of the back like most products in the market. If you don’t, you will have to take a piece of the broken drywall to your hardware store and have them match it up.
Joint Compound – Joint compound is the material that holds and hides the seams of your drywall. We don’t mark up the prices of materials, so you’ll only have to pay what the items actually cost or you can supply the materials yourself. When weighed against the labour rate for most professionals, it is much more cost effective to use the clips than repair walls using traditional methods.
Though a bit more skill is required to create a smooth finish over a larger repair area such as a seam or patch, neither level of repair requires an expensive investment in specialized tools. Be aware of drywall contractors trying to talk you into heavy textures, it’s likely they don’t have the ability to do a high enough quality of work without heavy textures to cover up the flaws. Providing prompt, reliable, professional drywall repair service locally for over a quarter century.