How to Repair Popped Drywall Nails

Unlike screws, drywall nails can work loose over time, leaving an unsightly bulge in the surface of the drywall. Here’s how to go about repairing a popped drywall nail.

Danny and Joe welcome callers’ questions each week on the Today’s Homeowner Radio Show.

Here’s a question from our Nov. 24 broadcast:
Lee from Indiana – “My house was built in 1954 and the nails are backing out of the sheetrock really bad and I don’t how to fix that. I just don’t know where to start fixing it. I can pound them in but I’m just afraid they’re just going to back out again. Some of the paint is even popped off the nails heads so I’m not sure how to fix that problem”

Listen to the embedded audio clip above for the answer!
Read the blog from the Nov. 24 show and listen to the full broadcast here


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How to Repair Popped Drywall Nails