How to patch drywall on your own.

Chuck Miller gives us a great tip for patching a small hole in drywall, such as a hole from an outlet box. Cut a small piece of scrap drywall about an inch longer than the hole in each direction. Score the back of this piece to reflect the shape of

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How to Repair Drywall

From small holes and scratches to holes in your walls, watch this video on how you can repair your drywall. Includes stud-to-stud drywall replacement for larger damaged areas. *After viewing please consider offering your own insights and opinions, this would be a big help to others.

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How to Repair a Large Drywall Hole

This video shows how to repair a large drywall hole using the stud-to-stud method, replacing a large section of damaged drywall. Includes safety tips, tools and materials list plus installation and taping of the new drywall panel (sheetrock). *After viewing please consider offering your own insights and opinions, this would

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Knockdown Drywall Texture

How to apply knockdown drywall texture. This short video shows mixing of a dry powder wall texture, using a texture hopper for application and knock down instruction. Gives great tips that anyone can use to apply a knock down drywall texture. *After viewing please consider offering your own insights and

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How to do California Ceilings

California Ceilings, also known as Knockdown Texture is a drywall finishing style more intense than a simple flat finish, but less intense than orange peel, or popcorn, texture. This video shows how to get a knock down texture in 5 steps. Includes masking, priming, mixing drywall compound (drywall mud), spraying

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How to make a sunburst drywall texture.

This video shows a stipple texture with a sunburst on a ceiling. Includes the application of a stipple texture in the field (most of the ceiling) and a sunburst texture around the light fixture. *After viewing please consider offering your own insights and opinions, this would be a big help

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Stomp & Drag

I have been Stomping and Dragging ceilings for 16 years. I use a galvanized wash tub about 13 inches high. I mix my mud in a 5 gallon mud bucket. I then put the mud into the wash tub. Using a sheetrock Hawk, I put it into the mud in

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How I Did It, Repaired Hole in Drywall

Not too long ago, I lived in a two story home that had drywall walls. On the most part, I really liked the walls – they were easy to clean, and easy to hang pictures and various types of decorations on. Then, one day, a friend was moving in on

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How I Turned a Hole in the Wall into an Office

A couple of years ago I decided to rent some basement space for an office. It was in a residential home and the rent was cheap. Dirt cheap. Only $300 per month. As a home business owner and assistant to another business owner, I needed a quiet space away from

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Cracks in the Corners of Walls

If you have cracks in the “inside” corners of walls you have an easier and a touch more logical solution. Instead of using mud or spackle you can use regular painters caulk and then finger finish the corner. The caulk is paintable and when you use a finger it finishes

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