Top 3 drywall repair services in Chicago, IL

Porch Pro Headshot Budget Right Handyman
(1,027)
"I called Budget Right Handyman to have a storm door installed that I had been meaning to get done for ages. I was able to book a handyman to come out the next morning. He was on time and got right to work. I will definitely use this service again in the future."
20 N Wacker Dr Ste 1200, Chicago, IL
312-244-0127
Porch Pro Headshot Improovy Painters Chicago
Improovy Painters in Chicago is the easiest way to paint your home or office. Using technology and data, Improovy has streamlined the house painting process. With Improovy you can get a paint job price, book an incredible Chicago painter, pay online, and pick paint colors all online in under 2 minu...Read more about Improovy Painters Chicago
1370 W Crystal St # 3, Chicago, IL
312-210-9004
Porch Pro Headshot DuPage County Plumbers
"Jason and his "guys" Did a fantastic job on remodeling a bathroom shower for my wife and I. Professional, timely, and very reasonably priced too! I would highly recommend these guys for a small or big job (they have also been at my house twice for blocked drains and got here within 2 hrs after ...Read more about DuPage County Plumbers
4104 N Adams St, Westmont, IL
630-737-0181

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Porch Pro Headshot On the ball remodeling services
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
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"Mr Spears is one of the skilled painters I have ever run across, he has an eye for what excellent looks like. I great service that I was proud to pay for. He was able to do everything I needed done in a reasonable time."
"Mr Spears is one of the skilled painters I have ever run across, he has an eye for what excellent looks like. I great service that I was proud to pay for. He was able to do everything I needed done in a reasonable time."
Porch Pro Headshot Chi-town Donks Inc
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
Chi-town Donks Inc is company located in Chicago, IL that offers auto suspension services in the area. Suspension Leveling, Suspension Lowering, Suspension Lifting, Lift Kit, Car Suspension, Truck Suspension, Auto Suspension, Suspension Services, Suspension Repair, Auto Breaks Greektown, Chicago, IL...Read more about Chi-town Donks Inc
Chi-town Donks Inc is company located in Chicago, IL that offers auto suspension services in the area. Suspension Leveling, Suspension Lowering, Suspension Lifting, Lift Kit, Car Suspension, Truck Suspension, Auto Suspension, Suspension Services, Suspension Repair, Auto Breaks Greektown, Chicago, IL...Read more about Chi-town Donks Inc
Porch Pro Headshot VestaSun Construction LLC
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
We are experts that strive in handyman, painting, residential & commercial cleaning, interior design, drywall, carpentry and more… We make sure we accomodate each job with special care and leave with great results and a happy relationship with customers.
We are experts that strive in handyman, painting, residential & commercial cleaning, interior design, drywall, carpentry and more… We make sure we accomodate each job with special care and leave with great results and a happy relationship with customers.
Porch Pro Headshot M.KAUFMAN PAinting and decorating
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
(3)
"Needed two entire floors of a townhome painted ASAP. Michael Kaufman and his crew including Debbie, Greg and David did a great job. Listened to my concerns, their work is very good. Price amazing. I will be using them for another project within a month. Very laid back, and quality results."
"Needed two entire floors of a townhome painted ASAP. Michael Kaufman and his crew including Debbie, Greg and David did a great job. Listened to my concerns, their work is very good. Price amazing. I will be using them for another project within a month. Very laid back, and quality results."
Porch Pro Headshot Extra Hands
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
Are you terrible at fixing things, or just terribly busy? Does the idea of connecting new computers, audiovisual equipment, hanging the TV in your favorite room, or fixing cracks in the drywall scare you? Either way, we can give you the HELPING HANDS you need. Get it done the right way the first ...Read more about Extra Hands
Are you terrible at fixing things, or just terribly busy? Does the idea of connecting new computers, audiovisual equipment, hanging the TV in your favorite room, or fixing cracks in the drywall scare you? Either way, we can give you the HELPING HANDS you need. Get it done the right way the first ...Read more about Extra Hands
Porch Pro Headshot DDD CONSTRUCTION SERVICES INC
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
Porch Pro Headshot A&A Remodeling Company
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
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Specialists in interior and exterior remodeling and painting, pressure washing, stain and sealer all kinds of material, floors with special Epoxy finishes and more ...
Specialists in interior and exterior remodeling and painting, pressure washing, stain and sealer all kinds of material, floors with special Epoxy finishes and more ...

Costs to Repair Drywall Holes

$131 - $158
Chicago, IL average
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Frequently asked questions about drywall repair contractors

Drywall contractors do three different things. First, these drywall pros do sheetrock installation. This involves maneuvering big, awkward pieces of sheetrock skillfully to avoid damaging them, or causing damage to other items in the way. These contractors cut and shape the panels so that they will fit into place. Then they fasten the drywall panels where they belong. Next, drywall contractors tape the seams between the panels of sheetrock and seal the seams and the screw heads with drywall compound. They also coat and sand the surfaces until the walls and corners are smooth.

If you’ve got a hole in your drywall, a qualified contractor can repair it. Your drywall contractor will know how to fix the hole. They may be able to patch it, or if the hole is bigger than a half foot wide, they will use a rigid material to fill it. The drywall pro can then sand the patched or filled hole so that your drywall looks good as new.

There are two basic approaches to take if you need to repair damaged walls that are made of drywall. For holes smaller than a half foot wide can be patched. Scrape loose debris away from hole. Cover the dent or hole with a quick-drying spackle so that the area of the hole is level with the drywall surface. Allow the spackle to dry the recommended amount of time. Sand the area until it is smooth. If the hole is a half foot wide or bigger, you’ll need to cover the hole with another piece of drywall. Covering a bigger hole is a more complicated procedure than repairing a smaller hole in your drywall.

It may make sense to call a drywall contractor or handyman to repair large holes in your drywall. They’ll know which products will work best for your needs. They’ll have the tools and know-how to get the damaged wall repaired so that it looks like new. If you need to repair a damaged wall, it makes sense to call a drywall contractor for skilled assistance.

If you need to repair drywall and paint it, the cost will vary based on a number of factors. The extent of damage to the drywall, including the size of the hole or holes in the wall will affect the cost of repair. The size of the area that will need to be sanded after the repair and then painted will affect how much the job will cost. The amount you’ll need to budget for your repair and painting job will also be affected by whether you hire a contractor or do it yourself. Contractors’ rates will vary according to your locale, their availability, and their level of expertise.

While you may be tempted to try to save money by repairing and painting the drywall yourself, you might want to take various factors into consideration. There is an art to repairing and painting drywall so that it looks perfectly smooth. Also, drywall dust poses dangers to your health. A pro will have the tools, safety equipment, and know-how to get the job done beautifully. Hiring a pro can save you time and might guarantee a better result.

Drywall is very popular thanks to its strength and durability. However, it can be damaged in lots of ways. You can make a dent or hole in the drywall when you move furniture, you will make a hole in it when you hang curtains or art, and roughhousing kids may inadvertently damage drywall. In addition, if your home settles it may stress the walls causing cracks in the drywall. If your walls get wet due to leaky piping, the drywall will be damaged. A common cause of drywall damage is fluctuations in humidity and temperature.

If your drywall has a small hole, up to about six inches from side to side, the hole can be patched. You can use a fast-drying spackle to patch the hole. After bringing the hole area up to the level of the rest of the drywall, let it dry for the recommended amount of time. After the patch dries, you’ll need to sand it so that it is smooth. It may be necessary to paint the patched area in your drywall to complete the repair.

Drywall installation and repair often involves sanding the drywall and its joining compound. Dust that comes from sanding the joining compound poses dangers to health. This dust contains toxic materials such as talc, gypsum and silica. Exposure to this drywall-related dust is especially harmful for those who smoke or who suffer from various respiratory ailments such as asthma or COPD. Exposure to drywall dust can cause coughing, sore throat, irritated eyes. Repeated exposure to drywall-work-related dust can cause silicosis, asthma, and worse.

If you are looking at taking on a drywall repair or installation project for your home, take the health risks into consideration. If you are not familiar with how to most safely work with drywall installation or repair, it may make sense to hire a pro. A drywall contractor will do your repair or installation safely and effectively. A pro will wear a protective mask, and may use wet sanding. They will follow best practices for safely working with drywall and the dust that comes with drywall installation and repair.

Before you have painting done inside your home, talk to the painters about repairing the drywall. Painting over smooth, beautifully repaired drywall yields much better results than painting over blemishes in the drywall. If the drywall has more than small blemishes, it is even more crucial to have it repaired prior to painting. Repairing dings, dents, or holes in drywall before a painting job does more than make it look better. Having your drywall repaired reinforces its integrity. If you keep your drywall in good repair, it will help keep the elements at bay. Drywall in good repair helps with a home’s energy efficiency. So, it makes sense to repair drywall before you have it painted. Some painters will repair minor blemishes in drywall before they paint.

When you have hired a painter to work on your drywall, have them look at the condition of your walls. The painter you have hired may be skilled at repairing small blemishes in your drywall. If the drywall is in need of more repair, or if repairing drywall is not in the painter’s skillset, they may recommend hiring a drywall pro.

Recent reviews for Chicago drywall repair contractors

102107
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Very good to keep appointment. Very responsive in communication. Very good work quality.

Great job! Would recommend them for light installation.

- Jackie Guretz
86991

Excelent job! Number one for illinois

- Lukasz Forenda
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- Akita James
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Excellent work, professional, quality and price.

- Marco Arias
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- Shawn Davis
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- Shawn Davis
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These guy are Professional, Dependable Quality,get the Job Done,

- Dandrick Davis
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I had a list of things I needed done around the house ahead of family coming in for the holidays. I called Budget Right Handyman to see how much it would cost to take care of the items on my list. They went over my list with me in detail and gave me an ...

- Jenny Carson
76383

Had a small 2 x 2 hole that needed a drywall patch in the bathroom. The handyman did a good job and did not leave a mess. The people on the phones who book the appointments are also very professional.

- logan parkinson
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I could not believe how handy he was - my husband was even impressed! Mario showed up precisely on time. He never took a break even though I offered it up. I even tried to offer him some food and he only drank water and kept working. All around great ...

- Michelle Hansberry

All Drywall Repair Contractors in Chicago, IL

Porch Pro Headshot HOMETECH Handyman & home renovations
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
From a hardwood floor installation to a bathroom remodel or just hanging new lighting fixtures... It's a great feeling to renovate and improve a customers living space...Necessary window replacements to luxurious Italian wall plaster finishes are all welcome!
From a hardwood floor installation to a bathroom remodel or just hanging new lighting fixtures... It's a great feeling to renovate and improve a customers living space...Necessary window replacements to luxurious Italian wall plaster finishes are all welcome!
Porch Pro Headshot JM Construction&Re-Modeling
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
JM Construction&Re-Modeling was founded by my Wife and I. We where inspired to make our own company not only do to the fact that I work in General construction but also do to my wife's vision of colors,textures and interior remodeling & redesign. We both look forward in meeting our new clientele and...Read more about JM Construction&Re-Modeling
JM Construction&Re-Modeling was founded by my Wife and I. We where inspired to make our own company not only do to the fact that I work in General construction but also do to my wife's vision of colors,textures and interior remodeling & redesign. We both look forward in meeting our new clientele and...Read more about JM Construction&Re-Modeling
Porch Pro Headshot Gundlach kitchen and bath
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
We are a general contractor specializing in kitchens and baths, interior painting, tile work, custom carpentry, and drywall. We also do 24 hr emergency plumbing. We do all jobs from small service calls to full home remodels. We are known for our impeccable attention to detail and our great customer ...Read more about Gundlach kitchen and bath
We are a general contractor specializing in kitchens and baths, interior painting, tile work, custom carpentry, and drywall. We also do 24 hr emergency plumbing. We do all jobs from small service calls to full home remodels. We are known for our impeccable attention to detail and our great customer ...Read more about Gundlach kitchen and bath
Porch Pro Headshot Brother's construction
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
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Deck repairing painting washing ,roof repair ,painting homes,gutters cleaning
Deck repairing painting washing ,roof repair ,painting homes,gutters cleaning
Porch Pro Headshot American Painting & Decorating
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
(3)
Porch Pro Headshot Rehab ross
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
Hard working, clean, dependable and fast Pride in taking with every project done Rehab Ross
Hard working, clean, dependable and fast Pride in taking with every project done Rehab Ross
Porch Pro Headshot ONESTOPLANDSCAPING
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
(2)
We are a company that provides our Customers with Quality, Dependable, Affordable services, that takes pride in our Work..
We are a company that provides our Customers with Quality, Dependable, Affordable services, that takes pride in our Work..
Porch Pro Headshot Morales Painting
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
Porch Pro Headshot Priority Maintenance & Remodel
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
Priority Maintenance & Remodel is dedicated to quality and customer satisfaction. No job to big or to small. From tile work to kitchen counters, landscaping to appliance repair, we do it all. Over 10 years of trade experience. Call us today.
Priority Maintenance & Remodel is dedicated to quality and customer satisfaction. No job to big or to small. From tile work to kitchen counters, landscaping to appliance repair, we do it all. Over 10 years of trade experience. Call us today.
Porch Pro Headshot Chicago Loop Locksmith
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
Chicago Loop Locksmith Company Call: 630-273-7222 Solid Guarantee We provide quality locksmith services, with an additional 12-month warranty on our work. Our customers stay our customers because of our guaranteed work quality. Honest Prices Our prices are simple and upfront, with no confusing or ...Read more about Chicago Loop Locksmith
Chicago Loop Locksmith Company Call: 630-273-7222 Solid Guarantee We provide quality locksmith services, with an additional 12-month warranty on our work. Our customers stay our customers because of our guaranteed work quality. Honest Prices Our prices are simple and upfront, with no confusing or ...Read more about Chicago Loop Locksmith
Porch Pro Headshot Galan Paint Company
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
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Porch Pro Headshot GARNICA CONSTRUCTION
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
Porch Pro Headshot Great Lakes Decorating
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois
Porch Pro Headshot Hector Santana's Painting
Drywall Repair
Serves Chicago, Illinois

Latest projects near Chicago

Recent projects booked on Porch
Chicago 60629
Drywall Repair
Start Date
I'm flexible
Amount to repair
Extensive repairs throughout the whole home
Surfaces to repair
Walls
Any repair above 15ft
Yes
Chicago 60624
Drywall Repair
Start Date
Within a month
Project type
Repair existing drywall
Amount to repair
More than one area the size of a quarter or larger
Surfaces to repair
Both walls and ceilings
Any repair above 15ft
Yes