Excellent range of repair options - probably go with a couple of battens of
wood.. Thanks also for not taking the pŁ$s too much. I 'll take the
recommendation that he should do it - he's also had to learn how to replace
a window pane !
When we moved into our house 10 years ago, we found some strange raised
flat patches on one of the bedroom walls. I later discovered that a
friend (proprietor of a local menswear shop!) used to own the house and
had rented out the top floor. He said that one of the tenants was a
rather volatil young man and his girlfriend, and loud arguments were
common. They also covered the walls with pictures, from top to bottom.
When they moved out... you can guess the rest. We are due to fix those
walls (finally) in the next few weeks.
On Mon, 04 Apr 2005 13:46:44 +0100, Mark Carver
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Well, since we're bragging, Spouse once thrust the Hoover handle through the
lower panel of a son's bedroom door. Son ws sitting with his back against it
to prevent the door being opened. Luckily the handle missed him ...
It taught both them a lesson.
If you fancy patching the hole in the wall twice, the 2nd and proper
effort would be by using one of the above mentioned techniques.
The first and quite improper method could include a combination of
plaster and son's baseball cap..in such
a way that the cap peak is protruding from the wall when it is complete.
When your son has observed the result of this method, he will be
be very browned (ahem!) off.
Rob, get down to Dulux Paint, B&Q or Denmans electrical store and pic
up a Vothole Twin or Multi pack. This product is the best product fo
repairing holes in any surface, plasterboard, wood, metal an
fibreglass. The repaired hole is even stonger then before. You can eve
take out larger spotlights, repair the existing hole, then re-dril
using a hole saw and replace with new smaller spotlights etc. Grea
product. Check out the website with star of hit movie "wolf Creek" Joh
Jarratt, in 60 second video.
This thread died seven months ago.
You are a blatant spammer.
This product is not the best way of repairing holes in any surface -
plasterboard is best repaired with plasterboard, wood is best repaired
with wood ...
"The repaired hole is even stronger than before" - exactly how strong is
a hole to start with?
If this is the case Mr Knowall, then repair a hole with a piece o
plasterboard behind the hole, then repair another hole using a Vothol
then try punching the hole, then inform me which is stronger? I loo
forward to your remarks
Cut a piece of plasterboard larger than the hole but tapered at 45 degrees at
the edges so that its outside dimensions are larger than the inside. Cut the
hole to match so that its outside is larger than the inside and the two match
ie the patch will fit onto the hole, but probably drop out because of the
tapering. Take a piece of sheet material (plywood?) larger than the hole but
small enough to maniplate into and behind the hole and drill two holes about
an inch apart near its centre. Do the same to a second sheet of similar
material and drill corresponding holes through the plasterboard patch. Thread
string through first sheet with loose ends at the front. Using an adhesive,
that will successfully bond plasterboard and sheet material, cover front of
first sheet and slip it behind the hole so that you can pull on the string to
make the sheet bond to the back of the plasterboard surrounding the hole.
thread string through plasterboard patch and push patch into place whilst
keeping string taut so that patch also bonds to the sheet behind. Thread
string through second sheet and tie off to maintain pressure on the adhesive.
leave to bond. Cut string and remove front sheet. Pull out string if loose or
cut below wall surface. Plaster over edges and holes.
Modify instructions according to circumstances and comments from others about
how stupid it is! ;-)
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