How to Paint Walls: Prepare Interior Walls for Painting

Quick fixes for the 8 most common drywall flaws, including nail pops, cracks at corners, bubbled or loose tape and holes. Fix them right before you paint for a longer lasting paint job.

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How to Repair a Drywall Crack

Eventually even the best-built houses develop a few cracks due to settling, usually around doors and windows. Learn how to fix them the right way, so they don't come back.

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Drywall Repair: How to Fix and Patch Drywall

Fix damaged drywall with these DIY repairs you can do. Don't melt down if a doorknob, misguided chair or an impromptu hockey game knocks a big hole in your drywall. With a little patience, a little joint compound and a few dabs of paint even a novice can complete a near invisible wall repair.

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Preparing Walls for Painting: Problem Walls

We show you how to fix common wall flaws and make them perfectly smooth before you paint. You'll save the $200 expense of hiring a pro.

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How to Remove a Hollow Wall Anchor

Remove unwanted hollow wall anchors without wrecking your wall. Punching them through does minimal damage and simplifies wall patching.

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How to Fix Popped Drywall Nails and Screws

Fix drywall nail and screw pops in four simple steps, using drywall screws and drywall compound.

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