Strip away any raised parts of the drywall paper around the edge of the opening. If the cutter was (slightly) dish formed then one might vary the realm or dimension of the patch to match the needed repair. Numerous ceiling cracks may be brought on by studs or joists which have shifted over time. Holes in residential garages and in ceiling between flooring in multi-story homes ought to use the Fireguard Plug.
The very first thing to remember when doing a California patch is that the hole you are patching must be sq. or rectangle. Use USG Sheetrock® Model Drywall Restore Clips with USG Sheetrock® Model Gypsum Panels, Joint Tape and Joint Compound. Adding backing for drywall patches using this method is just not that difficult, when you get the hold of it.
Take care to not go away too much drywall mud behind the paper flaps that will now … Read MoreContinue reading »