Wall and Ceiling Repair Simplified: 11 Clever Tricks
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Cure for Chronic Cracks
Whole Wall Cover-Up
Fast Patch Backing
Here's one of our favorite drywall repair kits:
Mini Texture Gun
Simplest Crack Solution
If your kitchen walls are banged up from chairs slamming into them, instead of repairing the damaged wall, cover up the dings and dents with chair rail.
Bigger Cover Plates
'Oversized' plates cover an extra 1/4 in. or so of wall on all four sides. And sometimes that's just enough to hide damage and save you the trouble of making a repair. Home centers carry oversized plates for common configurations like single and double switches and outlets.
Texture in a Jar to Repair Cracks in Ceiling
If you've got ceiling tiles, check out how to cut them in the video below, if you need to repair them.