How to Patch Drywall

Repair holes in drywall and other fixes for your damaged walls

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Drywall sander
  • Drywall saw
  • Dust mask
  • Taping knife
  • Utility knife
  • Paintbrush
  • Screw 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
  • Joint compound
  • Drywall tape
  • Drywall screws

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