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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much will it cost to fix a hole in the wall?

Here are two examples of average prices for smaller drywall repair jobs that could be similar to fixing a hole in the wall:

  • Approximate cost to repair a 5-foot crack in a wall: $125 (labor $75 and materials $50).
  • Approximate cost to repair a 3-foot ceiling crack: $150.

However, you should request cost estimates from drywall repair specialists in your area to figure out how much it will cost you to fix your hole.

Learn more about drywall repair costs.

What tools do you need to repair drywall?

To repair drywall, you need up to several tools and materials. For example, you may need a drill to insert drywall screws and boreholes. A drywall saw or utility knife is perfect for cutting and shaping drywall, and don’t forget your tape measure and pencil. Drywall and taping knives are also essential. 

For materials, you’ll likely need construction adhesive, drywall tape, drywall screws, masking tape and joint compound. 

If you don’t have these tools — and you don’t want to spend money on them — contact a drywall repair professional instead of doing it yourself.

How do I find a good drywall contractor?

The best way to find a good drywall contractor is by searching for the top-rated contractors near you on Thumbtack. View their ratings, and read their reviews to see how they did on past drywall projects. Pay attention to the photos uploaded by the customers and contractors, so you can analyze their quality of work. 

After you found a few contractors you like, ask them for price quotes. For more tips on how to hire contractors, read our in-depth guide.

Who do I hire to install or repair drywall?

A general contractor, handyman or a drywall contractor (or company) can usually install and repair drywall. It’s recommended that you call one of these types of pros when your drywall needs to be repaired, such as after a plumber or electrician has completed their work. 

Look up local pros online and compare their profiles, paying extra attention to their ratings, reviews, experience and list of services. Contact three to five pros to get cost estimates for your project.

Do drywall contractors need a license?

Pros may need to obtain a license to fix and install drywall. It’s always worth checking with your local government about whether a drywall company or contractor has to be licensed before they work on your project.

Do drywall contractors do insulation?

A drywall contractor focuses on drywall. If you want to install insulation (or upgrade your existing installation), you should hire an insulation contractor. It's possible that your drywall contractor may be able to offer basic insulation services, but for more advanced insulation installation (such as spray foam), go with a professional who specializes in this. 

Reviews for San Diego drywall repairers
Iris C.
Repaired drywall in kitchen quickly and smoothly.
SDA remodelingSDA remodeling
Dan T.
Had drywall repair. Eddy repaired it at a reasonable price and was quick and responsive.
Edward NguyenEdward Nguyen
Stephanie S.
Francisco performed a drywall repair for me. He was very friendly and gave advice for other repairs I was working on too. Would recommend
francisco gomezfrancisco gomez
Luca C.
I really liked the work from “Pro-elite drywall services” for drywall repair work! They were very reasonably priced, and I got at least 3 quotes. It is not only about the price, but the quality of work. I’m very happy with the result! Miguel and Francisco did an amazing job to reconstruct the drywall that had been demolished after a bad water damaged. After they finished, they cleaned the whole area. I definitely will have them as my go-to for drywall repairs. Highly recommended!
Pro-elite drywall servicesPro-elite drywall services
Darshil S.
Thank you Raul and his crew for excellent drywall repair work. I highly recommend them.
Jeffrey a.
Showed up on time and did a fantastic repair of the hole in the drywall. Jose was considerate and professional in completing this project. If needed we will use them again.
Anthony A.
Mateo was punctual and worked very efficiently. He was able make my drywall repairs blend seamlessly into my existing walls and ceilings. He provided tips for painting and finishing my repairs as well. Highly recommend.
MP ConstructionMP Construction
Theresa M.
Luis did an excellent job on two drywall repairs in my home. He's very courteous and knowledgeable. I would definitely hire him again.
AMO DrywallAMO Drywall
Viki D.
Omar did an excellent job repairing 14 holes in my drywall after a plumbing re-pipe. He and his assistant worked from 8:30am until 5:30pm repairing and mudding (several coats) all the drywall holes. He came back the next day after the mudding was completely dry to do all the texturing--a perfect match. You can't tell where the holes were! Professional, high quality work at a reasonable price. I highly recommend Moyeda Drywall, and would definitely use them again in the future.
Moyeda Drywall & Patch RepairMoyeda Drywall & Patch Repair
Stephanie J.
Wonderful experience with Armando and his crew (in particular Eduardo). He painted my entire home and performed some drywall/texture repairs. Would recommend and use again.
Ashley T.
They did an excellent job! We had a dent in our drywall from moving furniture, it was perfectly repaired, smoothed out and ready for paint. They were professional and got the job done quick!
California PatchCalifornia Patch
Alicia H.
I had an outdoor water heater closet that needed drywall repair from a water leak. California Patch came out the next day and had it completed in about two hours.
California PatchCalifornia Patch
Brian D.
Called Miguel to set a time for a small drywall patch repair job and he was able to come the very next day. His work was great quality and he cleaned up after the job was done. Highly reccomend.
Pro-elite drywall servicesPro-elite drywall services
Joe R.
Eddie promptly responded to a fairly straightforward ceiling drywall repair which he completed in 3 different visits. Each time he was pretty quick and precise and he even helped me with a subfloor repair. Great communication over phone/text. Would definitely hire him again for any future jobs.
Valadez handyman servicesValadez handyman services
Gretchen S.
Gareth repaired a giant hole in our drywall. He was professional, punctual and did a thorough job. Easy to communicate with and quick to respond. He was able to complete the job quicker than other quotes as well. Thank you Gareth!
Gareth LodgeGareth Lodge
Weston Q.
Omar is my new go to guy for drywall repair. He was quick to respond, fixed the problem in no time, competitively priced, and exhibited high quality craftsmanship. I have saved Omar’s contact information and will be reaching out with future repair needs. High Quality 5 Star guy Omar. I highly recommend him!
Moyeda Drywall & Patch RepairMoyeda Drywall & Patch Repair
Richard R.
Danny did a great job, on-schedule and completely repaired 3 large holes in drywall that were made due to plumbing repairs at a rental property. Danny coordinated with the tenants and took care of all the materials, repairs, texture, paint, cleanup and sent pictures of the completed work. Danny was able to completely restore the area from being severely damaged to looking new. Thanks Danny for your meticulous work, professionalism, coordination and attention to detail.
Blessent Painting and Home ServicesBlessent Painting and Home Services
Quynh N.
Miguel and his team were awesome! Quality work in an amazing time frame. I had a lot of cut outs in my drywall and they were able to repair all in one days work. Would definitely hire them again and refer them to my friends and family.
Pro-elite drywall servicesPro-elite drywall services
Joel-Robert O.
A wall in my office required a section of drywall to be replaced plus there were some other dents and cracks on the wall. The guys came out on time, did a great job on the repair, and even matched and repainted the entire wall. The wall looks brand new. I highly recommend Efrain and his business California Patch.
California PatchCalifornia Patch
Jennifer V.
I couldn't be happier with my experience. Travis responded quickly, gave me a very reasonable price, was on time AND friendly to my family and pets. I added an additional project while he was there and he got that work done as well. The walls look great and I will call him again to repair drywall and paint in the future.
military veteran Painting & Drywallmilitary veteran Painting & Drywall
Lucas L.
He did a fantastic job, I will definitely hire him again . We are moving out of a rental and had him repair drywall I tried to do myself. The wall had a unique texture on it that was so difficult for me to replicate by hand . He made sure it looked exactly like the texture we had. In fact he’s so detail oriented and he wasn’t completely (although I thought it looked great the first time ) satisfied himself for the first repair that he went out of his way to go to Home Depot again to make sure the job got done to perfection . He also, volunteered to make another wall repair that he noticed. His customer service is awesome . He repaired my hand towel rack that was broken as well. He was fast and again payed attention to detail so the rack looks brand new. Before and after photos . Thank you for your service !
Rachel M.
I couldn’t be more pleased with the great job Danny did repairing drywall that had been left badly damaged after removing a fireplace mantle and bannister. He took his time and really worked to make it perfect. Without any advance notice, he also offered to lay a line of tile where the mantle had been, using his lunch break to go get the supplies he needed for that job. He’s personable and friendly, and his prices are very reasonable. I was so impressed with Danny’s work product, friendliness, professionalism and great pricing that I’ve asked him to paint some areas of my home and my kitchen cabinets. I plan on calling Danny for all my future home jobs.
Blessent Painting and Home ServicesBlessent Painting and Home Services
Doug K.
This company is on the ball and deserves a 5 star review. After reading the reviews I contacted them and heard back within 30 minutes. They quoted me over the phone and then were at my house within the hour ready to start. His wife Elizabeth was running the business side with the quote and his workers treat his business like it’s their own. They aren’t just checking another job off the list, they are totally engaged in doing everything correctly. The communication is off the charts and it’s so refreshing that so much pride is taken in their work. They did a ceiling retexture and some drywall repairs I had put off for a year. The craftsmanship and level of detail was top notch. When they came back to paint the next day, Z, the painter took his time and had the most incredible eye for precision and perfection.
Hossini HomesHossini Homes
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