Fix a Hole in the Wall
We all have dents or holes in our walls, and it couldn't be easier to make small repairs yourself.
- Adhesive mesh tape
- Spackle knife
- Premixed all-purpose joint compound
- Mesh sandpaper
- Damp rag
Pick off any loose paint or drywall around the hole with your fingers.
Cut and place a patch of adhesive mesh tape to cover the hole.
With a spackle knife, apply a thin coat of premixed all-purpose joint compound, covering a generous area around the tape.
Let dry for a couple of hours.
Sand with mesh sandpaper.
Wipe down with a damp rag.
Reapply, if necessary.
Prime area before painting.