Most homeowners prefer drywall as their material of choice when covering their interior walls and ceilings. One reason is that drywall is less expensive to install than plywood or brick and mortar. While drywall is relatively durable, it can be damaged for several reasons. Fortunately, you can hire our company to provide you may encounter. However, before hiring us, you should learn some of the reasons why your drywall gets damaged.
Impacts and scratches. Impacts are probably the most common type of damage your drywall may have. Impacts may come from the scraping of furniture ends on your walls. Doors opened too wide may cause drywall damage, especially when the doorknobs hit the wall. Children who are roughhousing around the house may also cause damages to your interior walls.
We can quickly repair damages and dings on your drywall in no time. Our repairs for scratches and dings will involve sanding over the affected area and applying a compound to fill in any gaps on your drywall. After the wall surface has been evened out, our experts will ensure that the affected areas will be painted and refinished to match your existing walls. You will never be reminded of any damages to your wall after we’re done repairing it.
Water Leaks. Water damage to your drywall is slow but progressive wear that you’ll only notice once the damage is already significant. Water damages may come from burst pipes within your walls and ceilings or holes in your roof and exterior walls. If left unattended, water damage may lead to mold growth which can cause respiratory problems to your household members.
We can quickly repair drywall that shows water stains by cutting only the damaged portion and patching it with another piece of drywall. Furthermore, our company has skilled tradesmen that can detect water damages that untrained eyes would mostly miss.
Foundation Settling. Your home’s foundation may change over the years for several reasons. Slight movements within the earth may cause your foundations to shift unnoticeably. However, this settling will be noticeable as they may form cracks and other damages to your drywall.
Our trained personnel can assess the damages to your drywall and determine if your foundations need more extensive repairs. If your home’s foundation is still sound, we can focus on repairing and repainting your drywall to make it look new. However, if your foundation needs to be strengthened to prevent further damages, we have skilled carpenters or contact contractors for the job.
Poor Fastening. Drywall that was not correctly fastened may come loose and become out of place. This damage is often caused by people who tried to DIY their drywall installation to save a few bucks. To prevent damages such as these, our company ensures proper drywall fastening techniques that would last for years. Our company also guarantees our installation services.
It is best to know some of the reasons why your drywall gets damaged. Once you have noticed these damages in your home, it is best to call us immediately. Our company has all the solutions for any drywall damages that you may have. Contact us to get an estimate on your repairs.