Completing Drywall Repair

Starting First Coat of Paint Over Primed Drywall Repair

In the previous article in this series, we had completed the two layers of primer paint onto the sanded area of drywall repair, with each coat slightly exceeding the width of the prior to avoid a noticeable bulge in the finished repair. Now we are ready to apply the two, yes two, coats of paint. And this is where I ran into an unexpected challenge. When I started to paint over the second coat of primer on the wall, I continued my pattern of applying the paint not just on the repaired or … [Read more...]

Continuing With The Dryall Damage Repair

Second Layer of Drywall Compound

Last time I described, and showed with a lot of pictures, how I started to repair the large drywall crack on the wall supporting one of the French Doors between the living and dining rooms. If you missed the prior article you can simply use the above link. To remind you of where we left off, we had applied drywall compound onto the crack and surrounding wall surface followed by placing moistened non-adhesive drywall tape onto the wet drywall compound, smoothing the tape so no air pockets … [Read more...]

How To Repair Drywall – French Doors

Glass French Doors To Dining Room

Over the past couple of weeks we have written about our experiences repairing drywall in two very different situations: How To Repair Drywall Holes From Relocating Towel Rack How To Repair Crack Between Sheets of Drywall Today, we have a third different type of drywall damage in need of repair in which I thought you might be interested in how we did it. Take a look at the picture below. What do you see? Sure you see a pair of French Doors with glass inserts leading to a dining … [Read more...]

Retractable Screen – Part 8 – What To Do With The French Door?

French Door Exterior With EZ Snap Solar Blinds

In Part 7 the installation of the DreamScreens Canada retractable screen doors for the double (French) doors leading from our kitchen eating area out to the deck in the back of the house was finished. We are really excited. The next morning I went to have my morning coffee and read the morning paper outside on the deck. I was planning to use for the first time our new retractable screen doors so I could still hear others when they woke and our pet dog, Sandy, when she woke up for her morning … [Read more...]

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