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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 do you need for drywall repair?

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.

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 you need a license to repair drywall?

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.

Reviews for Austin drywall repairers
Lavang Z.
Great work on our drywall repair, highly recommend!
One stop servicesOne stop services
Greg M.
Manuel was professional and prompt. He was also flexible with my schedule and did an incredible job on the drywall repair! I have a new go-to for fixing up drywall!
handyman walls TXhandyman walls TX
Thumbtack Customer
Repaired 2 drywall areas in the home. He was prompt and cleaned up after himself!
Texan handyman ServicesTexan handyman Services
Andrea C.
Bayardo did a drywall repair, removed water damaged drywall and replaced it. He did a great job and you can't tell it was repaired. Bayardo was easy to communicate with, was prompt and professional and was a good price for the work. I'd recommend him easily and would hire him again.
BayardoBayardo
Kimberly S.
Work was great. Was able to come next day for a ceiling drywall repair. Would definitely hire again!
Galactic Construction & Painting ExpertsGalactic Construction & Painting Experts
Michael W.
Needed some drywall around a fireplace replaced. Called on Sunday, and they were out on Monday. They cleared out the old drywall, installed new drywall, and repaired some damage on the connecting wall. New texture and paint matches up and looks great. Will use them again for future projects.
Galactic Construction & Painting ExpertsGalactic Construction & Painting Experts
Terry M.
Joe and his crew did a great job for me repairing some water-damaged drywall and siding. Highly recommended.
Drywall  Specialties / Construction SpecialtiesDrywall Specialties / Construction Specialties
Drew B.
Zach did a great job for us. He did a couple drywall repairs and replaced a trim board. Quality work.
Good as New HandymanGood as New Handyman
Michelle C.
All the great reviews are there for a reason. Really nice work (on the drywall repairs) and professional. They left my place as though they were never there.
Joel TristanJoel Tristan
Jordan S.
Easy peasy: Jorge did the drywall repair in a small bathroom remodel for me. Got it done exactly as I had hoped and on time.
JC QUALITY PAINTING & DRYWALL LLCJC QUALITY PAINTING & DRYWALL LLC
Carlos B.
Lalos Quality Drywall is fantastic! Easy communication. Professional top notch work. Punctual and showed up to the project when he said he would. I would highly recommend Lalos for any drywall repair. They are as good as it gets! Thank you Lalos!
Lalo's Quality DrywallLalo's Quality Drywall
Thumbtack Customer
Mr. Reyes completed some drywall repair on a wall and ceiling at my rental property. My tenant reported that he was courteous and professional. She also indicated that he did a great job completing the repairs.
Reyes Pro Services, LLCReyes Pro Services, LLC
Eric L.
Tiger performed an amazing job on my drywall repair at an unbelievable price. I will definitely use him for future projects. He is also very nice!
TJ Painting N MoreTJ Painting N More
Tara A.
Elias Drywall and Paint was very quick and efficient! I put in a request for a drywall repair, the responded on thumbtack and came out the same day to give a quote. He was willing to get started that day! I wasn't able to have him start that day, but he came the very next day, bright and early! He did fantastic work, you can't even see the seams where the patches are! I am very happy with the work he did and I will call on him if I need any other drywall repairs!
Elias Drywall & PaintElias Drywall & Paint
Thumbtack Customer
The drywall repair on approximately three walls turned out excellent. I was very impressed at the workmanship and commitment to the quality of work and ability to work around my schedule.
Elias Drywall & PaintElias Drywall & Paint
Emmy S.
Julio did an excellent job repairing my drywall. He was fairly quick and cleaned up well after he finished. The walls look good as new!
Drywall and paint solutionsDrywall and paint solutions
Sean O.
Eduardo did a great job repairing some drywall damage. Meticulous, careful work that looks great, and left our kitchen looking better than before. Thanks!
Lalo's Quality DrywallLalo's Quality Drywall
Matt B.
Tiger did a great job repairing and replacing the drywall in my garage, he had good communication, and finished quickly. I will definitely hire him for more projects.
TJ Painting N MoreTJ Painting N More
Chip A.
Marco replied quickly and was able to schedule my drywall repair much sooner than I had anticipated. Top notch work and went above and beyond. Highly recommend Galactic!
Galactic Construction & Painting ExpertsGalactic Construction & Painting Experts
Thumbtack Customer
They were very prompt, polite, and professional. They gave a great job for the price - Bladimir patched/repaired 3 drywall issues on walls/ceilings. I would recommend them for further work.
New Dawn ConstructionsNew Dawn Constructions
Mitchell G.
Julio was fast and did a great job. He repaired damage done to drywall and wood ledge from dog chewing. I would highly recommend hiring him for projects around the house.
Drywall and paint solutionsDrywall and paint solutions
Thumbtack Customer
Angel was great. Good price, friendly, clean and expeditious in his work. Repaired 4 spots on the ceiling where the drywall was cracking or drooping and did a great job. Make sure to have cash on hand though!
Building for Better ImprovementBuilding for Better Improvement
Thumbtack Customer
Nick came out to repair a hole in the ceiling, caused by a water leak and investigating where the water was coming from. After the leak was repaired, it was very difficult to find someone to come out for a "small job" to replace the drywall, but it was a big deal to me. Nick did a great job for a reasonable price. We will be calling on Nick in the future.
Life by the Drop Filtration LLCLife by the Drop Filtration LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Chase did an amazing job on our drywall repair! He was on time, professional, friendly, and very knowledgeable about why the cracks were occurring. He even helped us install a new gutter pipe to ensure that the soil around our foundation remained dry and prevented future cracks. I would highly recommend Chase for any drywall job and will certainly use him again if needed. Thanks Chase!
EARTH CONCEPTS : Custom Homes & RemodelingEARTH CONCEPTS : Custom Homes & Remodeling
Shannon T.
Wonderful experience! We would recommend Allan and his team to anyone for anything. We needed painting, wallpaper removal, and drywall repair/retexturing. Allan's team were on time, extremely reasonably priced, and finished BEFORE schedule. Thank you Allan!
Allan PaintingAllan Painting
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