Step 3: Inject the adhesive

inject the adhesive into the drill holes
Photo: David Carmack
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Place the adhesive tube's nozzle in one of the primed holes. Gently squeeze the caulking-gun trigger until the creamy glue fills the hole and a little backs out around the nozzle. Do the same for all unmarked holes. Scrape off the excess and wipe the wall clean with a wet sponge.
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    Tools List

    • drill
      Drill/ driver with 3⁄16-inch masonry bit

    • eye goggles
      Safety goggles

    • latex gloves
      Disposable gloves

    • caulk gun
      Caulk gun

    • putty knife
      Putty knife

    Shopping List

    1. Acrylic conditioner

    2. Adhesive (like Big Wally's Plaster Magic, used here)

    3. 2-inch plastic washer

    4. 1 5/8-inch drywall screw

    5. Joint compound