How To Fix A Large Hole In Drywall?

How big of a hole can you patch in drywall?

Repairing large holes in drywall—anything over 6 or 8 inches—is different from repairing a small hole in drywall.

Small holes can be patched over with drywall tape or a self-adhesive drywall patch, but large holes need a more rigid material to span over the larger opening.

What household items can I use to patch a large hole in the wall?

Mix a tablespoon of flour, a teaspoon of salt and a few droplets of water in a small container. Mix thoroughly until it forms a paste and apply to the hole or crack as you would joint compound. Use a putty knife or index card to remove the excess while it is still wet and allow the rest to dry.

How do you fix a big hole in a wall without drywall?

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How much does it cost to fix a large hole in the wall?

Drywall Repair Cost. The average cost to hire a drywall contractor to patch a small to medium-sized hole in drywall is $75 to $150 while larger holes, water damage, or cracks cost between $220 and $380 to fix. Typically, a handyman charges $50 to $65 per hour with a minimum call-out fee of $50–$125.