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Find the Answers to Your Drywall Repair Questions

Have you recently found a crack in your home’s drywall? If so, the best thing you can do is get in touch with a team of professionals at Patches in a Day. We can handle nearly any drywall repair with speed and skill. We’ve worked with home and business owners throughout Sebastopol, CA, and the surrounding areas, and we want to help you as well. Simply give us a call, and we’ll get to the bottom of your drywall problem. When you’re searching for quality plaster crack repair, it’s normal to have questions. With nearly two decades of expertise, you can trust us for concise, accurate answers.

What Causes Drywall Cracks?

Cracks occur in drywall for a variety of reasons. No matter why the crack started, it’s imperative to have a professional examine the damage and propose a fix. The most common reasons for drywall cracking include:

  • House settling
  • Water damage
  • Chipped paint
  • Poor installation

How Do You Repair Drywall Cracks?

Repairing minor drywall cracks is relatively easy. Our team will stop by your home, equipped with a special putty-like substance with which we can fill in the cracks. Each of our staff members is trained to ensure that the gap is filled, and no holes are left open. Once the putty dries, your drywall will look and feel good as new!

When Do I Need Drywall Repair?

Most people want to put off repair work as long as possible. And we can’t blame you—we know you have lots of other responsibilities to take care of! However, if you notice any of the following signs, it’s in your best interest to schedule drywall repairs promptly:

  • Dented drywall
  • Large cracks in the drywall, especially if they spread
  • Holes or punctures in the drywall
  • Water damage

How Is the Cost of My Project Determined?

The cost of drywall varies greatly based on the circumstances surrounding your project. We will calculate the total cost of your project and provide you with an accurate estimate before we even begin work. Our estimates take the following factors into account:

  • Size of the area to be covered
  • Ceiling height
  • Specialty shapes (i.e., arches, tight corners)
  • Job location
  • Whether you need repairs or a full replacement

What’s the Difference Between Drywall and Sheetrock?

Drywall and sheetrock are essentially the same things.

What Are the Advantages of Drywall?

Drywall comes with an array of advantages to the structure and comfort of your home. You probably don’t think much about your drywall daily, but the truth is, this material can afford you the following benefits:

  • Fire-resistance
  • Quick manufacturing times
  • Low cost
  • Easy to install and replace
  • Easy to install lighting fixtures

Should I Repair or Replace My Drywall?

To repair or to replace? The team at Patches in a Day wants to help you answer this age-old question. A hole or two may only need some quick repair work, but if you’re constantly finding new cracks and nicks in the drywall, replacement is likely your best bet. If you’re unsure about the proper course of action, don’t hesitate to consult our team for advice.

Do I Have to Replace Wet Sheetrock?

Water leakage repair is among our many specialties, but it’s more likely that you’ll need to completely replace wet sheetrock. If the water damage is very minor, you may be able to dry the walls out. However, unchecked water damage can cause significant structural damage to your home. It’s always best to get an expert opinion on whether replacement is necessary after water damage.

How Difficult Is Popcorn Ceiling Removal?

Great news! Popcorn ceiling removal is relatively quick and easy. Our team has decades of combined experience, and we use our expertise and elbow grease to remove popcorn ceilings with minimal disruption to your daily life.

What’s the Best Way to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling?

Popcorn ceiling removal can usually be completed in a few easy steps. First, our team will get together the proper tools for removal, including putty knives, plastic, painter’s tape, and safety goggles. We’ll then lay out the plastic to protect your floors and furniture, then we’ll get to work spraying your ceiling down and scraping off the popcorn. Once we’re finished, we’ll repair the ceiling and texture to match your walls. Be sure to let us know if your home was built before the 1980s, as your textured ceiling may contain asbestos.

Have More Questions? Reach Out to Our Team

Do you have more questions about ceiling drywall repair or sheetrock installation? Feel free to reach out to us at your convenience. We’re always here to address your concerns and help with your home improvement projects. From quick-and-easy repairs to complete replacements, the team at Patches in a Day will leave your home or business better than we found it. Contact us to learn more.

Call Us Today to Schedule Your Drywall Appointment