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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 Chicago drywall repairers
Halle H.
They repaired our drywall & it looks great!
Victory1Painting IncVictory1Painting Inc
Thumbtack Customer
Drywall repair and painting. Marcin did a great job and was extremely efficient while offering what I felt was a good price.
Ecopia Painting, LLCEcopia Painting, LLC
Ashley W.
Very helpful in not only removing drywall but also helping sort out next steps in getting leak repaired. Would highly recommend
Victory1Painting IncVictory1Painting Inc
Michael S.
Needed drywall repaired. Wall and ceiling. They did an excellent job. Showed up on time and did the job quickly. Cleaned up when done.
Hastings Painting & DecoratingHastings Painting & Decorating
Thumbtack Customer
Mike is super responsive! Gave me a great quote and did a phenomenal job repairing some drywall for me. Super professional! Highly recommend.
Michael Aragosa PlasteringMichael Aragosa Plastering
James R.
Will and Ramiro did fantastic work on a few small jobs that added up to several days of drywall repair and painting. We will definitely hire again!
Victory1Painting IncVictory1Painting Inc
Thumbtack Customer
Needed a section of drywall patched following a cut-away for a plumbing repair. Mike was promptly able to arrive and complete the job with quality and reasonable price.
Michael Aragosa PlasteringMichael Aragosa Plastering
Sade A.
Great experience. Arrived right on time and finished the job in less than an hour! I needed some drywall repaired and painted. Would definitely recommend
Victory1Painting IncVictory1Painting Inc
Earnestine M.
The drywall repairs are completed. I like the way the walls look. Everything is nice and clean. The Patch Boys did an excellent job..Thanks so much..
The Patch BoysThe Patch Boys
Thumbtack Customer
Mike is a true artist/professional. He did an outstanding job repairing some drywall in my home. I do not even notice where the repair starts/stops. Amazing work... He is trustworthy and I would recommend him to anyone.
Michael Aragosa PlasteringMichael Aragosa Plastering
Stephanie H.
I hired Daniel to repair a 12” hole in my drywall ceiling. He was very responsive in communication, showed up on time, and did a really great job with the repair. I can’t even tell where the hole used to be. Thank you, Daniel!
D G constructionD G construction
Jason W.
Will and Ramiro were on time, and worked efficiently to complete a somewhat complicated drywall repair project. I would definitely quote out my future projects to Victory 1 Painting.
Victory1Painting IncVictory1Painting Inc
Amy W.
He did great work and was very respectful of the space cleaning up after himself. I would recommend him for drywall repair and would definitely use him ago
D G constructionD G construction
Amanda T.
I had water damage and had to repair the bathroom wall. He replaced the drywall, sanded and painted. It looks like nothing happened. Would definitely use him again.
Handy RickyHandy Ricky
Paul S.
Great working with them. They did some ceiling drywall repair after a pipe break. They were on time every day and did a great job. The total price was below their estimate!
Unified Painting and Drywall CorporationUnified Painting and Drywall Corporation
Kathleen M.
We hired Tony to repair four holes made in our drywall to address plumbing issues and he did such a fantastic job covering them. We would recommend him highly.
Tony & R. Plumbing and MaintenanceTony & R. Plumbing and Maintenance
Mike M.
After researching several companies to repair the drywall on two of our ceilings and a wall we chose GLC to do our job. We are extremely pleased with the quality of their work; their professionalism and how quickly they finished our job. Prior to starting the job, Alondra came to see the areas we needed repaired and gave us some very helpful suggestions. We would definitely recommend this company to anyone who needs drywall repairs. We plan on using them again in the near future for additional jobs in our home. We would rate their company an A+.
GLC  Drywall & RemodelingGLC Drywall & Remodeling
Glenn H.
Manuel did an excellent job on a large drywall repair that I had. You can't tell that there was a massive hole in the wall from a plumbing issue. I would definitely hire him again.
Handyman  archilaHandyman archila
Christopher N.
They showed up next day as promised and completed the work quickly. Did a great job repairing multiple drywall holes and repainted the area so that it looks like nothing ever happened. Highly recommend.
Victory1Painting IncVictory1Painting Inc
Thumbtack Customer
Mike did an awesome job repairing drywall in my living room and basement. There were around 15 holes that needed to be repaired after my home theater installation and Mike gave me a good price as well...overall I am happy and will call him again for future jobs.
Michael Aragosa PlasteringMichael Aragosa Plastering
Kristine S.
Achilles did a great job repairing large cut outs of our bathroom drywall. They were super responsive, easy to work with, reliable and they did a great job. The walls look nice and smooth. Would highly recommend!!
Achilles RestorationAchilles Restoration
Thumbtack Customer
Mike did a great job repairing the drywall in my upstairs hallway which had suffered from water damage. He completed the work in a single day and returned that evening to meet with me to review the work. I will definitely recommend him to others.
Michael Aragosa PlasteringMichael Aragosa Plastering
Bryan B.
Victory1 did a great job on my drywall repair and repainting job. You can’t even tell that there were over 6 holes in my wall. I’m Also having them come back to fix a door! I highly recommend them!
Victory1Painting IncVictory1Painting Inc
Aaron K.
Manny did a really high quality job repairing a lot of cracks and dents and holes and our drywall. He responded incredibly quickly, gave me an estimate, and was here a day later doing the work. He went above and beyond and even repaired other cracks and holes that I either hadn't spotted or hadn't asked him to do. All within the same price. I will definitely work with him again.
Drywall & PaintersDrywall & Painters
Liv N.
I had a need for ceiling drywall repair and painting. Unified responded quickly to my post, provided a very fair quote right up front and showed up to my house on time. I was very pleased with the quality of the work and with their professionalism and will definitely utilize them again for future needs!
Unified Painting and Drywall CorporationUnified Painting and Drywall Corporation
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