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How to Patch a Hole With Scrap Drywall

Step-by-step instructions for repairing drywall damage by making a patch from scrap drywall.

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Top 100 Drywall Projects

  1. 1. Drywall Tools and Prep

    DIY Network explains the essential tools needed for installing drywall.

  2. 2. Step 1: Surface Crack Repair (01:22)

    Josh Temple shows how to repair a small surface crack in drywall.

  3. 3. Bathroom Facelift (04:48)

    A bathroom gets a sleek upgrade with sheetrock, paint and a new vanity.

  4. 4. 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.

  5. 5. Step 2: Deep Crack Repair (02:35)

    Here's how to repair a deep surface crack and replace drywall tape.

  6. 6. 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.

  7. 7. How to Hang Drywall on a Cinderblock Wall

    When you attach drywall to a cinderblock or cement wall, you'll need something called hat channel.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 8. Tips and Tricks for Accurately Cutting Drywall

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

  9. 9. Step 4: Nail Pop Repair (01:23)

    Here's how to repair drywall where a nail has popped through the surface.

  10. 10. Walls: Covers

    DIY Network Host Jeff Wilson talks about drywall.

  11. 12. Killer Kitchen Trade Secrets (20:00)

    These tricks of the trade will have you making kitchen upgrades like a pro.

  12. 13. Installing Drywall on Ceilings, Arches and Around Curves

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

  13. 14. Original Subway Tiles Restored (00:02:04)

    Nicole finds, restores and regrouts the original bathroom subway tiles.

  14. 15. How to Finish Drywall

    After drywall has been cut and hung, the next step is to add the finishing touches. Use these step-by-step instructions to learn how to...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
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