September 3, 2008

How to Patch Drywall, Part Two

aluminum_flashing.jpgWe were at Home Depot the other day and in the paint department we saw an interesting item. It was a little drywall patching kit that consisted of one small piece of aluminum step flashing and one piece of drywall joint tape. It was selling for $2.50 or so.

It's an idea that we've never heard of, putting the flashing over the hole; taping the whole thing and then mudding it smooth. The profit margin for a piece of aluminum and tape has got to be huge, but if you don't want to deal with the extra materials, then it's probably worth it.

We also have absolutely no recollection what the product was called, so we're really no help at all.

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Posted by Doug Mahoney at September 3, 2008 8:01 PM

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