Patch a Small Hole in a Wall

If you have a hole in an interior wall caused by impact or by a nail, here's how to fix it. With the right tools and supplies, it's a simple task and will keep your house looking well-maintained. For a particularly small hole, simply apply lightweight spackling with a putty knife as demonstrated in the video. Allow the spackling to dry a few hours, then touch it up with a little more lightweight spackling. Once it is dry, paint over the spot. For slightly larger holes, follow the second part of the video, summarized in the step-by-step directions below.

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