Painter Training: Interior Collection
Drywall Repair Prep
Season 2, Episode 3 • 4m 35s
Drywall repair begins with understanding the materials and tools you’ll need to do the repair. And we always want to be thinking about ways to reduce dust. Ideas include using a vacuum sander when available, covering the vents, cold-air returns, and doorways with poly. In any case, always wear a dust mask to protect yourself from the fine particles of sanding.
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