How to Repair a Drywall Crack

Make unsightly flaws in your walls disappear.

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Dust mask
  • Mud pan
  • Painters tape
  • Taping knife
  • Utility knife

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Paper drywall tape
  • Pre-mixed joint compound
  • Setting type compound