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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 Nashville drywall repairers
Vince S.
Excellent drywall repair.
Rons Quality ServicesRons Quality Services
Becky S.
Will did an excellent job of repairing ceiling drywall and painting the ceiling.
OneDayDrywallOneDayDrywall
Thumbtack Customer
Ron repaired the drywall on vaulted ceilings in two rooms. He did an excellent job, and his extensive experience with drywall repair is evident in the work he did. Ron also works quickly and is professional.
Rons Quality ServicesRons Quality Services
Matt E.
Chris was great! He was on time and made my drywall look like nothing ever happened! I will call Chris again for my next drywall repair!
Rodgers WoodworksRodgers Woodworks
Matt E.
David was very prompt and on time. He repaired my damaged drywall and the results look great!
David HaynesDavid Haynes
Tashia F.
I had several areas on my wall that needed drywall repair. Castillos PTG was very responsive and did a great job repairing my wall!’
castillos PTGcastillos PTG
Melinda S.
Watson’s was great! Did excellent job. Highly recommended. He repaired drywall and door trim. He completed it on time and it was beautifully done.
Watson Drywall, Painting and RemodelingWatson Drywall, Painting and Remodeling
Curtis P.
Eder did a great job with my drywall (sheetrock) repair. He was very professional and responsive. A wonderful guy with a lot of skill. A great hire. Recommended.
House Pro PaintersHouse Pro Painters
Amanda G.
Ron is amazing at drywall repair! He made my ceiling look better than it ever has. He was professional, arrived on time and his attention to detail is like no other! He will be my go to guy for any future repairs.
Rons Quality ServicesRons Quality Services
Alex H.
Ron did a phenomenal job for us. Main project was to repair drywall and then skim and smooth walls of a bathroom. They quality of the work in question is very high. Thanks Ron.
Rons Quality ServicesRons Quality Services
Pilar C.
I had two drywall cutouts in my ceiling due to a bathroom leak. I contacted Ron to do the drywall repair. He kept me informed, showed up on time, and his price was fair. The ceiling looks perfect. I would definitely hire him again.
Rons Quality ServicesRons Quality Services
Joel C.
We had Danny come by to repair a patch after some drywall got cut out. He did great work and was very thorough. Very responsive and helpful throughout the whole process
ADR Drywall LLCADR Drywall LLC
Stephanie B.
Watson was a pleasure to work with. He was on time, did an excellent job with our drywall and crown molding repair. He was priced fair and made sure his work was fit to our expectation before completion.
Watson Drywall, Painting and RemodelingWatson Drywall, Painting and Remodeling
Wesley S.
Ron was great in repairing drywall in our home that was leftover from a bad experience with another contractor. He was fairly priced lower than others I contacted for the work needed to be done. On time! Easy to work with!
Rons Quality ServicesRons Quality Services
Hanah P.
An absolute pleasure to work with and have in my home. So polite, respectful, and communicative! I could not be happier with the work. I had to have some molded drywall repaired and the area looks better than new!
Sherpa PainterSherpa Painter
Mark T.
I hired Mark to repair a hole in our master bedroom ceiling that had been cut out to repair a leak. He is the consummate professional. He was prompt, is a perfectionist (which I like), and the price was right. I’ve had a lot of drywall work done over the years, but never this quality. I highly recommend!
Preasure Washing & Home RepairsPreasure Washing & Home Repairs
Megan M.
Mark was responsive, punctual, kind and mostly he did great work. We had a few large areas in need of drywall repair. The walls & ceiling look great and we’re very pleased. We’d hire again. Thanks Mark!
Preasure Washing & Home RepairsPreasure Washing & Home Repairs
Keith G.
Ron quickly responded to our request and set up an appointment as soon as possible. He arrived right at the time indicated…….immediately and completely repaired the drywall to our satisfaction. We were very pleased and would recommend him without reservation.
Rons Quality ServicesRons Quality Services
Roxann B.
My Mother hired Justin for what she thought would be a drywall repair. She actually needed drywall replacement. My Mother’s home was the same house she was raised in as well as myself and siblings. The home has welcomed five (5) generations. Justin was very professional, gave excellent advice while serving the needs of my Mother. The job was completed as specified, cost was very reasonable and we are able can move to the next step of the kitchen remodel.
NEXT LEVEL Handyman Services, LLCNEXT LEVEL Handyman Services, LLC
Jeremy E.
Ron is who you should hire if you have a difficult drywall project and want it done well and for a good price. Kitchen ceiling had lots of repair spots, so the whole ceiling needed a skim coat. We had a large bump from installing a ceiling beam. Ron took care of all of it, made the whole ceiling look flat with no bumps or repairs. His quality of work is outstanding for a fair price. He painted the ceiling as well. There was an issue with some of the paint peeling because he had to put so much mud on the ceiling to make it look right and the mud didn’t dry completely. It wasn’t his fault. He came back on an extra day and fixed it. Ceiling looks great and I would hire him to do any drywall repair or install. I’d strongly recommend him to anyone. I wish all contractors did as good of a job as him.
Rons Quality ServicesRons Quality Services
Justin C.
I had 4 separate areas in my home that needed repair due to water damage. One was a pretty extensive drywall job, and the others were plaster repair (including a spot on the ceiling). Ron was quick to respond, provided an in-person quote within one day, and the job was complete by the end of the week. He was professional, stuck to his estimate even after it took a little longer and required more material than originally anticipated, and did a fantastic job. I will definitely hire him again!
Rons Quality ServicesRons Quality Services
Thumbtack Customer
I had initially hired a handyman to do some work around our new house, and there was some drywall that was stained from an old leak. Our handyman tried to repair it, but ran into some issues getting it flush on the ceiling. While he knew drywall, he was not an expert. In comes Mike with MVM Construction, and he was able to swing by, take a look, give me a reasonable quote, and had guys there by that afternoon since I was hoping to get it done before move in! Whatever issue our handyman ran into was no problem for Mike's guys. They quickly patched things up, and it looked beautiful. As they were doing the work they made some marks on the wall, so while the drywall mud was drying, they took a trip to the store, got a perfect match on the paint color for the wall, and fixed that, too! That gave them the time to put on the second coat of mud, get the ceiling painted, and you'd never know the drywall was cut out. Very impressive work. The quote was a little higher than others I had received, but it was worth every penny.
MVM constructionMVM construction
Tony B.
I would highly recommend Dawa. The quality of his work is top notch! We needed drywall repair and painting for several rooms (including a kitchen that required fine detail work) and baseboard replacement and painting as well. He works quickly and efficiently, with great attention to detail. On top of all this, he’s also a really nice person! If you’re looking for high quality workmanship, hire Sherpa Painter.
Sherpa PainterSherpa Painter
Carson W.
Couldn't be happier. He replied within 20 minutes and came out within two days. Unrivaled professionalism. I felt so comfortable with him in my home that I left twice. Fantastic quality work repairing 4 large observation holes in my drywall, and he went above and beyond ensuring I was happy with the final product, even offering to paint free of charge some adjacent baseboard that he noticed had been repaired poorly by the previous owners. I let him know as he was leaving that it's rare to find a professional you trust in your home and with any repairs you need. Embodies the honest-work, small business owner mindset. Resounding recommendation.
Sherpa PainterSherpa Painter
Todd S.
Ron really came in the clutch for me. I needed emergency repairs done in a very small 48 hour tome window and Ron responded to my request immediately. The appointment was easy to setup as Ron was available for all communication. He was able to fix the hole in the drywall quickly and it looked good too. He recommended that after the drywall hole dried he would prime it and then have me paint over it later. He gave me a goof quick lesson in what I would need to do and even gave me some painters tape. I followed Ron's directions after I let the primer dry and it looks good as new. Thanks again Ron!!!
Rons Quality ServicesRons Quality Services
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