|Fig.1 The tools|
Supplies and Tools:
Cloth duct tape
Drywall mud pan (red)
Paper tape (white)
Tyler Zowat lives in Perris, California. He had hired a plumber for some little repairs but a pipe had been damaged and the plumber had to cut a portion of the living room to get to the damaged pipe. He purchased all his the paint supplies from The Home Depot.
This post shows the six steps on how the plumber patch was repaired.
Step 1: Fig.1 Above shows the tools required to repair the living room wall patch.
Step 2: Fig.2 through fig.4 shows the joint compound on the wall knife patching the seams of the damaged wall.
|Fig.2 Applying the |
|Fig.3 Scraping flat|
|Fig.4 Flat by wood base|
|Fig.5 Another layer|
|Fig.6 Apply flat|
|Fig.7 Another layer flat|
|Fig.8 Drying joint compound|
|Fig.9 Applying wall tape|
|Fig.10 Here a piece|
|Fig.12 Using your finger|
Step 6: Fig.14 and fig.15 shows the wall has dried and has been sanded. Fig.16 shows a lite application of wall primer was applied to the wall repairs.
|Fig.14 Let it dry|
|Fig.15 Fill in the scrapes|
|Fig.16 Sand dry|
Part 1 of 7 - Taping the Living Room
Part 2 of 7 - Repair Wall
Part 3 of 7 - Vacuum and Texture Clean Up
Part 4 of 7 - Texture and Clean Up
Part 5 of 7 - Cut Two Walls
Part 6 of 7 - Roll Walls
Part 7 of 7 - Living Room Finished
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