Use Aluminum Mesh for Fast Drywall Repair

An aluminum screen simplifies hole repair in 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.

  • Mud pan
  • Sanding sponge, 120-grit
  • Utility knife
  • Taping knife, 12-in.

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Aluminum patch
  • Drywall compound
  • Primer
  • Paint