DAP Introduces Revolutionary Drywall Repair Solution

Originally published by: Residential Products OnlineOctober 22, 2020

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Caulks and sealants manufacturer DAP Products has introduced a new drywall repair product that allows contractors and remodelers to patch holes in minutes without spackle, sanding, or tools.

DAP Eclipse product

The Eclipse Rapid Wall Repair Patches make completing repairs so easy and fast, anyone can repair drywall damage in minutes, the company says.

“Our Eclipse patches are the easiest and fastest drywall repair solution and will completely change the way both professionals and DIYers look at and approach repairing drywall damage,” says Megan Youngs, senior product manager at the Baltimore-based company. “It’s a unique solution that allows you to finish your project faster, addressing the most common challenges associated with drywall repairs—and with our innovative design, it eliminates the need for spackling or sanding. It provides a smooth, seamless repair, while also providing strength and durability for areas around the home that may see reoccurring impact.”

Drywall repair is a common is usually a common and necessary repair during most renovation or remodeling projects, and they are a headache because contractors having to wait hours, or even days, to complete the job. “It’s such a hassle, oftentimes homeowners simply rearrange home décor items to hide drywall damage due to the time and mess required to complete the project, DAP says. Whether the damage is small from a picture frame nail or anchor or as large as doorknob damage, Eclipse make completing repairs fast and easy, the company adds.

Developed to solve the most frequent drywall repair frustrations faced by professionals and do-it-yourselfers, Eclipse is an all-in-one drywall repair solution that requires no spackling, sanding or additional tools for a completely mess-free repair. Contractors (or DIYers) simply patch the damage and it’s ready to paint immediately, allowing projects to be finished in minutes, not hours or days.

Once installed, the patch offers impact resistance that is stronger than drywall itself and also offers a permanent repair that won’t peel or lose adhesion over time, the company claims.

“Eclipse takes the hassle, mess and challenge out of drywall repairs while still offering a smooth, permanent finished repair,” Youngs adds. “It can even withstand repeated impact, such as from a doorknob, which is an important feature for such a quick and easy patching solution.”

DAP Eclipse Rapid Wall Repair Patches can be found at The Home Depot nationwide starting in September and are available in multiple sizes to tackle a variety of repairs:

  • 2-inch patch, ideal for small repairs such as nail holes, nail pops, screw holes, anchor and cable cord removal damage.
  • 4-inch patch, ideal for medium repairs including everyday wall damage caused by moving furniture, rough-housing/accidents or relocating of towel racks.
  • 6-inch patch, ideal for larger repairs up to 3-inches in diameter and specifically designed to withstand doorknob impact.


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