DIY Drywall and Plaster Repair Guides

skim coating over a wall
Learn Skim Coating Techniques-
Whether you have a little rough patch on your wall or you need to smooth out a whole room, use these skim coating techniques to get the results you want, VIDEO included
how to texture drywall
How to Texture Drywall-
Texturing techniques for wall and ceilings including how to match and paint an existing texture
torn drywall paper
Repair Torn Drywall Paper-
Pictures and instructions for repairing damaged and torn drywall paper on walls and ceilings VIDEO included
bubbling paint on a wall
Repair Bubbling Paint-
Pictures and instructions for repairing bubbling and blistering paint and joint compound, VIDEO included
repairing nail pops in drywall
Repairing Nail-Pops-
Pictures and instruction to permanently repair wall and ceiling nail pops in drywall and plaster, VIDEO included
repairing a small hole in a wall
Repair Small Holes in Walls-
Use this process to repair small drywall and plaster holes in walls and ceilings, VIDEO included
repairing a large hole in a wall
Repair Large Holes in Walls-
Professional tips for repairing holes in drywall and plaster walls, VIDEO included
repairing a large hole in drywall
Repair Large Holes in Walls and Ceilings-
Pictures and instructions for repairing major wall and ceiling holes using a simple process, VIDEO included
water-damaged plaster ceiling
Repair Water-Damaged Plaster-
Pictures and instructions for repairing water-damaged plaster on walls and ceilings, VIDEO included
water-damaged gypsum board ceiling
Repairing Water-Damaged Drywall-
Pictures and instructions for repairing bulging water-damaged drywall with new gypsum
replacing plaster brown coat
Three Coat Plaster Repair-
How to restore wood-lath plaster including the brown and white coats
skimming excess mud over plaster hole
Repair Lath Plaster-
How to repair deep damage to three-coat, lath plaster
three-coat plaster diagram
Repair Loose Plaster-
How to reattach loose lath and repair the brown and white coats
repairing a crack in plaster
Repair Wall and Ceiling Cracks-
How to repair cracks in drywall, gypsum board and lath plaster, walls and ceilings, VIDEO included
can of spray-foam insulation
Spray-Foam Crack Repair-
Repairing cracks behind counters and other surfaces using spray-foam insulation to stabilize movement for a permanent solution
supporting a new drywall ceiling with a tee
Hanging a Drywall Ceiling-
Step-by-step drywall installation guide including installing furring strips, hanging sheetrock and finishing the seams
finishing drywall corner bead
Installing Metal Drywall Corner Bead-
How to install and finish metal corner bead on outside drywall corners, VIDEO included
skimming paper drywall corner bead
Finishing Paper Drywall Corner Bead-
How to finish outside drywall corners with paper corner bead
finishing a drywall inside corner
Finishing Inside Drywall Corners-
How to finish inside drywall corners with mud and paper tape, VIDEO included
finishing a drywall seam with paper tape
Finishing Recessed Drywall Joints-
Instructions for finishing recessed drywall seams with paper tape and joint compound, VIDEO included
cutting fiberglass drywall tape
Finishing Drywall Butt Joints-
Instruction for finishing drywall butt joints with fiberglass mesh and joint compound, VIDEO included
using a dustdog sanding attachment
Dust Free Drywall Sanding-
Instructions for using a shopvac to sand drywall and joint compound with minimal dust, VIDEO included
bag of durabond setting-type joint compound
About Paint and Wall Repair Tools-
How to choose the right tools and materials for painting and wall repair
threaded wall anchor
Choosing Wall Anchors-
Pictorial guide to wall anchors for drywall, plaster, paneling, concrete and masonry

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