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How to Repair a Water-Damaged Wall

Complete instructions for replacing a badly rotted window, including repairing cracks, replacing drywall and sealing the window.

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Materials

  • fiberglass insulation
  • plywood board
  • drywall
  • drywall mud
  • mesh drywall tape
  • plywood
  • tape
  • waterproof sealant
  • caulk

Tools

  • caulk gun
  • hammer
  • cheesecloth
  • paintbrush
  • glue gun
  • screw gun
  • trowel
  • nail gun
  • mask
  • safety goggles
  • gloves
  • utility knife
  • chisel

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