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It looks like one layer of paper has separated from the other. The paper surrounding the tearout has loose flaps of paper around it too. Remove all loose paper and give a tight skim coat or two of paste spackle, sand smooth, prime and paint. You will be wise to get a 4" drywall knife to help in this. The little 1" knife that is considered a putty knife ...


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I misinterpreted the photos. On my small monitor set for night mode, it looked like a couple holes all the way through the sheetrock. This answer explains how to patch holes in the sheetrock: Which do you want? Good Cut a rectangular section out of the wall which includes both holes. It is easier if both the left side and the right side of the hole ...



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