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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.

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 Carmel drywall repairers
Stacey R.
TJ Painting did an excellent job repairing and finishing drywall that was poorly done by a previous contractor. They were very responsive, arrived on time and completed the work efficiently. I was very pleased and will use them again for future drywall or painting projects.
TJ Painting & Drywall LLCTJ Painting & Drywall LLC
Matt B.
Very responsive and easy to work with. Needed a small drywall repair where our handrail had ripped out of the wall and fell down. He showed up on time (the morning after I contacted him) got straight to work and did a quality repair.
TJ Painting & Drywall LLCTJ Painting & Drywall LLC
Ashley A.
TJ Painting did an amazing job on our ceiling/drywall repair! Not only were they great communicators and punctual, the work was quick and impeccable. Will definitely use TJ Painting for any future needs.
TJ Painting & Drywall LLCTJ Painting & Drywall LLC
Linda W.
Very professional. Miguel did some drywall work on textured textured ceilings. I could not be happier. I can find the spot where my husband fell through the attic. Haha. I honestly really can’t tell where the repair was made! Definitely recommend.
Miguel Torres-MartinezMiguel Torres-Martinez
Austin Y.
I hired Miguel to repair holes in drywall as a result of water damage. While he was hear he also repaired popped nails in the ceiling and gave the entire ceiling a fresh coat of paint. He accomplished all this over two afternoons. I really appreciated how how well he cleaned up after each day. He we also very kind to my two dogs that are pretty nosey.
Miguel Torres-MartinezMiguel Torres-Martinez
Thumbtack Customer
Kevin did an outstanding job repairing our kitchen ceiling. We had a water leak and had to rip out a 10 foot section of ceiling drywall. Kevin did an outstanding job repairing and painting the ceiling. He did such a good job matching the finish, it's impossible to identify the area that was patched. He responded to my inquiry quickly and completed the job within his original projected time frame (two days).
Bowersock Texturing & DrywallBowersock Texturing & Drywall
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