Find a drywall repairer near San Diego, CA

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Q & A

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.

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.

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 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. 

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.

Reviews for San Diego drywall repairers
Dan T.
Had drywall repair. Eddy repaired it at a reasonable price and was quick and responsive.
Edward NguyenEdward Nguyen
Iris C.
Repaired drywall in kitchen quickly and smoothly.
Smach llcSmach llc
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
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
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.
2 COATS PAINTING & SERVICES2 COATS PAINTING & SERVICES
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
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
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
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
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
Steve O.
Jason was easy to communicate and work with. He was very responsive and able to commit to an appointment quickly. He arrived on time and completed the work exactly as we discussed for the same price he quoted. I would recommend him for any drywall repair project and would work with him again in the future if his services were required.
So Cal DrywallSo Cal Drywall
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
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