It’s inevitable. No matter how cautious you might be, holes in your drywall are going to happen. Fortunately, no matter how extensive the damage, it’s fixable.
I’ve had to do this myself and located it is best to observe your texture method on a scrap piece of drywall. You can buy a complete 4 foot by 8 foot sheet for lower than $10 and lower it into 4 sections so that it’ll fit into your car if you do not have a truck. Allow the textured compound to dry based on the producer’s directions, then prime and paint the surface.
Now it’s time to reduce a patch. First, reduce a piece of drywall that is slightly bigger than the opening you are trying to repair. Even a piece of scrap drywall will work, so long as it has straight edges. To lower the drywall, you’ll be able to either lower … Read more