You also get a little sanding pad. If you're not totally satisfied with your purchase, then rest assured that you can return the product to us for any reason within thirty days for a full refund. Use an included plastic syringe to easily fill your Touch-Up Paint Pen straight from your paint can. Rated 5 out of 5 by Jenn from Awesome I received this item free from 3M to review. Let that dry, sand it. Just bought this to patch a hole.
The backing type will vary quite a bit, while some kits will give you a piece of fiberglass mesh, others will have you apply a galvanized steel mesh or even plastic. Most kits offer everything you need to complete the task. Either way, you can usually take or leave these as most of us have something around that will get the job done at the end of the day. We waited several weeks after patching to paint because I couldn't decide on my colors! This product repaired a pair of 3 inch holes left in a bathroom wall by a torqued-out curved shower curtain- and one literally cannot see the repair. No need to call the pros. . Be sure to pick up and.
The compound is both the patch and primer, keeping you from having to lay down another layer when you want to paint the patch to match the surrounding wall. You can trim your patch with heavy-duty scissors for smaller holes. The quality of your repair will only be limited by the paint match you will be able to achieve. Most orders ship within two business days and deliver within 4-6 business days of placing your order. So all you have to do is put this over the hole.
This is it opened up, I opened it up to show you what all comes in the kit. This wall patch kit would have been perfect for that. For the most part, kits will be the same across the board. Followed the instructions on back of packaging as well as watching the video. Large holes and dents will have to be taken care of by a full repair rather than a patch.
But this is where the magic begins. The main difference between a patch and an actual repair is that the latter will restore the structural integrity of the wall and allow you to use it for anchors and other uses which require the sheetrock be fully present, while a patch is primarily cosmetic. And you can get up to a three-inch hole repair on this kit. The no-rust mesh aluminum backing provides a sturdy surface while allowing more air circulation for quicker drying time. Fiberglass mesh patches are mold- and moisture-resistant, but be sure to apply them properly to prevent hairline fractures.
This wall patch kit is amazing. For step-by-step directions on how to patch drywall, check out our. After this, compare the backing type. Just be sure to thoroughly rinse the brush-tips with water to remove excess paint and replace the protective cap after each use. In addition to posting comments on articles and videos, you can also send your comments and questions to us on our or at 800 946-4420. What are the Advantages of a Drywall Repair Kit? This is suitable if you only have one hole to patch.
Each Touch-Up Paint Pen holds 3. How long will my paint stay fresh inside the pen? Metal backings are sturdier than the other types, but make sure that you use them only in dry environments. Convenience is probably the most common reason for someone to opt to use a kit. In some cases the item may require a short lead-time delivery from the retailer's warehouse. Check the material of the patch when looking for repair kits.
Some of the kits offer longer lasting backings that can cover some surprisingly large holes, metal screens are particularly good in this respect. Unlike mesh screens that can leave lumps on the wall, this product uses an innovative behind-the-wall back plate for a flat fill that generates the same results as hiring a professional. Where this kit really shines is the compound that it comes with. If I can do it, anyone can. Fiberglass mesh on the other hand is surprisingly resilient to moisture and can keep mold out of the walls. When Should I Use a Kit? Can the Touch-Up Paint Pen be refilled once all the paint has been depleted? Good product, not too messy.