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Drywall patching

Posted by Bill OH on May 13th, 1998 08:19 AM
In reply to Need help patching a drywall wall. by Bob Timmons on May 13th, 1998 12:24 AM [Go to top of thread]

Bob, butt joints are always hard to blend. You need to have a broad transition area around the joints. We always used a 12 inch broadknife on the final coat of "mud". Seems like a lot for a small repair but is necessary. Also do a good sanding job but don't sand through the tape on the joint. If you have painted with a gloss or semi-gloss it will show the repair more than a flat paint.

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