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ProudMarineDad 06-23-2009 08:04 AM

Drywall nail pops repair?
 
First what causes nail pops? And how do i repair them? New home construction (2 months old) I dont think this should happening this quick. Thanks for any help.

riverrite 06-23-2009 09:17 AM

You R right! I would pose this question to your builder, this usually happens when the dry wall has been around a few years, quite a few, and starts sliding past the nail do to weakening from old age, do to settleing or sometimes moisture. I also think your supposed to use "liquid nails" in conjunction with nails. Maybe your builder cheaped out. I, and most people, use drywall screws, not nails.
This is easily repaired by driving a drywall screw, imagine that, in right next to it (an inch or 2 away), and spakle and sand the nail pop, but could be a big job if there are many.
Good Luck


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