Patching is a common home improvement project. Patches are used to cover holes in walls, ceilings, and floors that have been caused by nails or screws being driven into the wallboard. The patch can also be used to cover up wall-to-wall seams and other small holes.
The step by step process of patching a hole in the wall:
While this may sound easy enough, in theory, we've seen plenty of rough patch jobs in our time in the industry to advise seeking out a professional (especially if the damage is in a wide-open area creating unsightly damage). Whether large or smaller holes, our experienced craftsmen through their detail-oriented working process will leave your walls looking new again!
Most often, you will see swelling and buckling. The buckling can be caused by a number of different things:
High humidity levels
not enough ventilation in your home
Condensation from an air conditioner or humidifier that isn't properly ventilated- Frozen pipes
Dense sediment from a flooded basement-Unnatural accumulation of water on the floor or walls
Fluid leaks that are caused by poorly installed plumbing or vent pipes.