How to Patch a Textured Ceiling

The first step is repairing the hole

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Cordless drill
  • Drywall sander
  • Mud pan
  • Dust mask
  • Drywall saw
  • Safety glasses
  • Utility knife
  • Taping knife

You'll also need a mister and a spray texture gun

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Drywall
  • Drywall screws
  • 1x2
  • Drywall tape
  • Drywall compound
  • Spray texture