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Patching Damaged Drywall

There are several methods you can use to patch a hole in your drywall.

Materials

  • joint compound
  • newspaper
  • paint
  • speed square
  • fiberglass mesh tape
  • fast-drying patching compound
  • drywall scrap

Tools

  • fine-grit sandpaper
  • paintbrush
  • sandpaper
  • utility knife
  • joint knife

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