Summerville Painting and Drywall Repair

May 20, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Sometimes the walls in your Summerville home will take a beating. Whether you’re moving furniture, a door gets opened too fast, or you have a plumbing leak sometimes holes happen. Repairing a hole in your drywall can seem like a daunting task, don’t worry we’re here to help.

Summerville sc Drywall repair

How to Make a Large Drywall Repair

In this particular case, our customer had a leak in the upstairs dormer window. The water damaged the drywall and it needed to be replaced. We cut out the damaged drywall to the studs, then measured the hole and cut a piece of drywall that would fit.

When then nailed and screwed the new drywall to the beams and used mesh tape over the gaps. Next, we applied three coats of joint compound over all the screw heads and down the seams. Finally was sanded the joint compound until it was smooth.

Time For Paint!

When the drywall repair was complete we then used a primer on the repaired spot, after we painted one coat on just the repair. To ensure the repair would blend in with the rest of the ceiling we painted the entire ceiling over again with the same color paint.

As you can see below, it’s as if the hole was never there.

Summerville drywall repair after paint

 

Call Paragon Painters in Summerville SC

Call Paragon Painting, for all your interior painting needs. We are licensed, insured, and will always give you a detailed painting quote with a fair price. Paragon Painting is a family owned and operated interior and exterior residential painting contractor. We service the entire Charleston, SC area including:

SummervilleMt PleasantMoncks Corner, Folly Beach, Ladson, North Charleston, Hanahan, James Island, Sullivans Island, and beyond. We are the exterior and interior house painting experts, call us at 843-695-9450

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I've been brought up in the painting industry and have learned everything I know from my father Paul Briggs. He is the founder of Paragon Painting and I joined him full time in 2003 after graduating college. I am now happily married with two beautiful children ages two and five.

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