The Essential Drywall Repair Tool and Material Checklist

Make sure you have all the essential Tools and Materials before starting your Drywall repair job. Here is a checklist of all the tools and materials you should need:


  1. Drywall saw
  2. Drywall knifes (multiple sizes)
  3. Mud pan
  4. Corner tool
  5. Impact Driver or Drill
  6. Utility knife
  7. Level
  8. Trowel
  9. Sanding sponge or sandpaper
  10. Paint rollers and/or brushes


  1. Joint compound
  2. Drywall tape (for larger holes or cracks)
  3. Primer and paint (for after the repair)
  4. Drywall Screws (typically 1-1/4″ for attaching new drywall patch)
  5. Corner beads (if repairing an outside corner)
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