10 Tips for Patching Drywall
Cover Cracks with Repair Spray - Stress cracks usually show up around window and door openings. The cracks are the result of framing movement and are hard to fix permanently. But using spray-on crack repair is a good way to at least extend the life of your repair. The spray forms a flexible membrane over the crack that can stretch and relax as the building moves.If the crack is open, fill it first with patching compound. Then follow the instructions on the can to cover the crack with the cra...
House Painting Mistakes Everyone Makes (and How to Avoid Them)
Bumping the Ceiling: One second of inattention is all it takes to bump the ceiling with the roller and create a troublesome touch-up job. You can avoid this problem by rolling on a horizontal strip of paint parallel to the ceiling first. Then roll vertically up to the horizontal strip. The 9-in.-wide strip of paint along the ceiling will give you a nice buffer zone.