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How to repair a small hole in drywall

Repair a Small Hole in Drywall

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Place drywall tape over the hole.

Place drywall tape over the hole.

Apply spackling over the drywall hole. Work it around with the putty knife until it's smooth. Allow the spackling to dry, about 20 minutes, depending on how much moisture is in the air.

After the spackling is dry, smooth it out with a sanding block until the surface is even.

After the spackling is dry, smooth it out with a sanding block until the surface is even.

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  • Drywall tape
  • Sanding block
  • Spackling or joint compound
  • Putty knife