How to Repair Drywall Holes (Videos and Helpful Articles)

Door knobs, chairs, kids playing, and a host of other things can cause holes in drywall. How to fix them properly is a common question that handymen get.  With a few tools and helpful tips and tricks from a handyman, you can repair that annoying hole in your drywall and make it looks like new! From the smallest hole to the largest hole repair, there are several different techniques which can be used. Using the proper technique depending on the size of the hole makes a big difference on how the end result will look.  There’s nothing worse than repairing a hole to only have it be more noticeable than the hole itself was....

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Handyman Soaps – Simple Soaps Building Houses

Thanks to Twitter (and @HandymanSoaps for the tweet) I was able to find another great product I didn’t know about. Handyman Soaps makes 100% natural (Green on the Whole Foods Eco Scale) hand soap. They got there start in 2004 when Habitat for Humanity of Mt. Pleasant SC opened a ReStore to accept donations of gently used furniture, appliances and building supplies. The goal: sell these donated goods to the public and use the proceeds to build more Habitat homes and support other local missions.  The number of Habitat Homes is limited to the revenue they can generate so they wanted to find a way to create more awareness along with creating more revenue....

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Outlaw Fasteners – Making it Easier to Screw

Outlaw Fasteners plans on changing the way the world screws! At least that’s what their Twitter profile says. And after looking through their site, I think they may be correct. Outlaw Fasteners has a new deck screw and drive system that looks much easier to use than typical deck screws. The patented UniGrip drive system uses a three level hexagon shape that holds the drive bit firmly in place. There are several advantages to this… it won’t strip, there’s only one bit needed, and best of all it holds the bit firmly in place to drive a screw only using one hand! That last part is key for most handymen who like to work...

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