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Drywall & Ceiling Repair

Drywall & Ceiling Repair Services by Mill Creek Painters

The house painting experts at Mill Creek Painters are professionally trained to replace or repair your drywall and refinish the surface with any paint, wallpaper covering or specialty finish you desire. From small punch-through holes to cutting, attaching, and applying a final skim coating and sanding, Mill Creek Painters is your one-stop shop for all your drywall repair needs.

Mill Creek Painters has built a professional reputation by delivering an extraordinary customer service experience. Before the paint of your choice is applied to the walls and before the surface preparation is complete, Mill Creek Painters can assist you with your home’s drywall repair needs to bring you the best possible finished project.

Common Drywall Problems

Benefits of Repairing Drywall

For many homeowners, the main benefit of repairing drywall is simply cosmetic. Damaged drywall tends to be extremely noticeable and ruins the overall appearance of a wall. While some would prefer to simply cover the damage with a wall hanging or piece of furniture, there are other important benefits to taking the time to repair it instead.

For one, certain forms of damage like cracks and damp patches can lead to structural issues that can affect the integrity of your home. However, even smaller holes and dents will have to be repaired someday if you ever intend to sell your house or move your furniture. Leaving the repair for later is almost guaranteed to increase the damage over time, meaning you may end up paying more down the line.

Priming Drywall for Paint

Priming drywall after a repair is an extremely important step which should never be overlooked. Due to the natural texture of drywall, painting directly over the skim coat will not leave a fully even surface. Drywall priming involves sanding down, wiping, cleaning, and finally applying a drywall primer/sealer. This sticks to the drywall to create a perfectly smooth surface for painting as well as prevents the paint from being absorbed into the drywall.

Our Mill Creek Painters drywall repair services will always include all these necessary steps for a perfect finish. Of course, the drywall priming process will vary depending on the size of the repair. If we are only repairing a small hole, the primer will be applied directly onto the spackle or drywall compound with a paintbrush or roller. Larger repairs and replacements will usually mean re-repriming the wall entirely.

Contact Us for Drywall Repair and Painting

Hiring our Mill Creek Painters drywall repair services is an easy and quick way to refresh a room whose walls are looking tired and damaged. You can also combine this with our interior painting services to completely transform a space with a fresh coat of paint, whether you just want a subtle update or a complete color overhaul.

Contact us today for a free estimate for your drywall repair needs.

Common Questions About Drywall Repair Projects

How do you repair drywall?

The type of damage will determine what drywall repair technique is needed. Small dents and dings can be smoothed over with spackle and paint. Water damaged or impact damaged drywall will be cut out and patched with new drywall segments. Repairs are then finished with light sanding and a fresh coat of matching paint.

How much does drywall repair cost?

The cost of drywall repair varies depending on the extent of damage. To get accurate pricing for your unique project, schedule an estimate appointment with Mill Creek Painters in Edmonton.

How can I tell if my drywall should be repaired?

Repairs and replacements are generally only needed if some damage has been done to the wall. Impact damage, water damage, mold, and scrapes are the most common types of drywall damage. If you have any of these problems, repairs are needed to restore the look of the wall.

How do you fix cracks in drywall?

Cracks in drywall are usually repaired using drywall tape and joint compound. Once the compound dries the surface is smoothed over for an even finish.

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