Nails in drywall can work loose over time, resulting an unsightly bulge or “pop” in a wall or ceiling. To repair a drywall pop:
Watch this video to find out more.
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To repair a drywall pop you must first dig out the loose nail that is causing the bump to begin with, then drive in a drywall screw close by to replace the support. The screw head should be just below the drywall surface.
Next, apply drywall joint compound to fill the hole. When it dries, apply additional thin coats until the voids are gone. Finally, smooth out the repairs to the surrounding surface with a damp sponge or sandpaper.