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How to Patch Drywall with Newspaper

Step-by-step instructions for using newspaper to patch a drywall hole.

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Top 100 Drywall Projects

  1. 1. How to Replace Insulation and Patch Drywall

    A leaking refrigerant line creates an unsightly ceiling stain in this home. Learn how to identify and fix stains to make a ceiling look...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 2. Drywall Basics: Measuring, Prep and the Different Types

    DIY Network has install tips and handy formulas for figuring out how much drywall you'll need.

  3. 3. Insulation and Interior Walls

    The do-it-yourself contractors from DIY Network's Be Your Own Contractor discuss the various aspects of interior walls and insulation.

  4. 4. Patching a Celing Hole (01:37)

    Here's how to patch a hole left by the removal of a ceiling light fixture.

  5. 5. Nails or Screws (01:52)

    You have two options for attaching drywall to the studs: nails or screws.

  6. 6. Tips and Tricks for Accurately Cutting Drywall

    DIY Network has pro tips on how to properly cut and fit drywall.

  7. 7. Installing Drywall on Ceilings, Arches and Around Curves

    DIY Network has instructions on how to install drywall in the trickiest places.

  8. 8. How to Drywall a Ceiling

    Here are a few tips for drywalling a ceiling.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 9. Closing Up the Walls: Hanging Drywall

    As we follow the Obergs' home construction process, the homeowners take a walk through the house to make sure various facets are in the...

  10. 10. Finishing Drywall: Tape and Joint Compound

    DIY Network has instructions on how to apply tape and joint compound to drywall.

  11. 11. Closing Up the Walls: Barrel-Vault Ceiling Challenge

    DIY's Home IQ team follows the Obergs' home construction process as the drywall hangers deal with the barrel-vault ceiling in the great...

  12. 12. How to Hide a Drywall Patch

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to hide a drywall patch on a ceiling or wall using joint tape and drywall compound.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 13. Gorilla Gripper (00:01:12)

    Check out this tool designed to help one person carry plywood with ease.

  14. 14. A Log House Like Lincoln's? (03:45)

    Build your magnificent log home from an all-inclusive construction kit.

  15. 15. Closing Up the Walls: High-Textured Ceilings

    As the Home IQ team follows the Oberg Familiy in their home construction process, we find out the high-textured ceilings in the Oberg h...

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