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What does a Drywall Repair Service include?

Do you have a few holes, cracks or dents in your walls? Melbourne's professional drywall repair services have got you covered. Regular drywall repair and maintenance is essential in keeping your home looking great. So whether you're dealing with an unsightly hole or slight damage from daily wear and tear, Melbourne's drywall contractors are here to assist you with any issue you might have. Here's what's covered in a typical drywall repair service:

Repairing small to medium-sized holes and cracks

Finding a big hole in your drywall isn't much fun, but fixing it isn't a big problem either. Your drywall technician will be able to fix anything from a small puncture caused by a doorknob to huge craters caused by accidental impacts. Depending on the size of the hole, your technician will choose the best method to fix it and get your walls back to their original state. Smaller dents and holes can be fixed by scraping away any loose debris and applying lightweight spackle over the hole until it's filled. When it comes to larger holes caused by a doorknob or an accidental impact, your technician will use a drywall patch kit covered with lightweight joint compound and feather its edges, so it blends with the wall.

Repairing big holes

For larger holes, your drywall contractor will use a piece of drywall to cover the hole. They'll cut along the lines of the drywall patch using a drywall knife. They'll check for wiring on the inside of the wall and use two small furring strips on two sides of the hole so they can secure the new patch in with screws. Once the patch is secure, they'll apply joint tape and compound and sand the area afterwards.

Popped nail heads

To fix popped nail heads, your technician will drive in a drywall screw 2-3 cm above the existing hole, drive in the popped nail and use spackle to cover the screws before sanding the area.

Other repairs that are included in the service include:

  • Cracks from settling

  • Plaster repair

  • Restoring discoloured and damaged areas

  • Damage from moisture

  • Furniture scuffs

  • Caulking

  • Throwing darts holes

  • Damage from kids

  • Damage from mice

  • Regular wear and tear

  • Holes from drywall anchors

After each repair, your contractor will finish up with a light sanding, primer and paint. You can expect each repair to take around 1 to 4 days, depending on the scope of work. Smaller repair jobs, such as the ones we covered above take no more than a couple of hours of work, while larger repair projects such as termite damage, moisture damage or damage caused by improper tile removal require a lot more time and effort.

No drywall job is beyond the scope of Melbourne's professional drywall contractors, so no matter if you're dealing with a small dent, a big hole or moisture damage, you can leave it up to the professionals to do all the necessary repairs and get your home looking great again.

Frequently asked questions

Is it better to repair Drywall as a DIY project or hire someone to do it?

Depending on how handy you are and how much free time you have on your hands, you can either choose to do the job yourself, or hire a professional that will do the repair in no time, using the right tools and technique so you won’t have to lift a finger.

What’s included in the drywall repair service?

The service includes the labour required to repair the drywall, like fixing any holes and damage to the walls as well as preparing the walls for painting.

Should I repair or replace damaged drywall?

The only right answer to this question is “it depends”. Small cracks and damage are fast and simple repairs and don’t require drywall replacement. If, however you’ve got a more serious problem like mold infestation or larger holes then you should consider replacing your drywall.

What kind of materials and tools will I need to supply my contractor?

One of the main benefits of hiring a professional contractor is not having to worry about supplying the tools required for the job. The drywall repair service includes both labour, tools and basic material.

Melbourne, VIC 3000
BUSINESS INFO
  • 11 year(s) in business
  • 1 employee(s)
  • Locally owned & operated

If it squeaks, drips, or falls off… or if it’s rusted, cracked or overgrown… give us a call.

You are in the right place if you are looking for a Local Handyman who specialises in total property maintenance and repairs to residential and commercial properties.

Call us if you value: Reliable and fast service, High quality workmanship, Reasonable prices, Respect for your property, and a fully insured Handyman.

4 WAYS WE WILL MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER

We take the stress out of home maintenance in 4 ways:

1. RELIABLE AND FAST SERVICE

You can count on us to be where and when we say we will be.

2. HIGH QUALITY WORKMANSHIP

You deserve for the job to be done right – the first time. We don’t take shortcuts.

3. REASONABLE PRICES

You will get value for your hard earned money. For work finished at a high standard. Every time.

4. TRUST IN AND AROUND YOUR PROPERTY

It’s hard to let a stranger onto your property. Into your home. Your sanctuary. Can you trust them to respect your place?

We understand.

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We are iPro Compliant so you can be reassured that we have:

•    Full Insurance (including Public Liability)
•    Police Check
•    Working With Children Check
•    OHS Training (have OHS Policies and a Red Card)
•    First Aid Training
•    Trade Qualifications.

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