Just about every homeowner at some point will have a hole in the wall that needs repair. Repairing a hole in the wall can be inexpensive and easy.

The whole process should only take about 30 to 45 minutes but will need to be done over the course of a couple days.

Follow these instructions and you will be well on your way to your wall looking like new.

You will need:

• Sandpaper
• Putty knife
• Drywall patching compound (spackle or plaster)
• Wall hole patch
• Wet sponge or spray bottle
• Wall texture spray
• Paint
• Paintbrush


1. Clear and remove loose drywall around the hole. Look inside and around the edges of the hole for pieces that are still attached.

2. Smooth the edges around the hole to create a surface the drywall patching compound can adhere to.

3. Remove the backing paper from the sticky side of the wall patch. Apply the sticky side of the patch around the edges of the hole, leaving at least a ½” on each side of the hole. Smooth the edges of the patch around the hole.

4. Apply the patching compound with a putty knife liberally around the edges of the wall patch. Work your way in from the edges before getting to the middle of the wall patch.

5. Don’t finishing covering the rest of the hole until the compound is dry (about 15-20 minutes). This allows the compound to partially dry so that the wall patch does not move when applying patching compound to the center of the patch.

6. Apply compound until the entire wall patch is covered. Smooth out as much as possible. The patch will still be sanded so it doesn’t need to be perfect. Allow to dry overnight.

7. Sand until smooth making sure the edges are even with the rest of the wall.

8. Wipe the area down with a wet cloth and allow it to dry for 10-15 minutes.

9. Paint as needed.

Your wall won’t look exactly like it did before but it will be close.

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