Patching a Hole in Drywall A small hole in drywall, let’s say roughly the size of a door knob… or maybe a fist… can be easily fixed with an aluminum wall repair patch, some spackle and a little paint. Step 1 – Clean the area around the hole. Brush away any loose debris and wash…


Patching a Plaster Wall Cracks or holes in plaster walls can be repaired with a little patience and a bag of patching plaster. Pre-mixed joint compound or spackling will not adhere to plaster and though there are other products on the market that may work, in the end, plaster to plaster is your best bet….