Fixing cracks in walls

How to fix holes and cracks in walls

It’s easily done, whether it’s the door handle, back of a chair, or a child’s toy that’s been hurled across the room, holes in your walls can seem a nightmare to repair.

Worry no more, here’s some handy advice on the easy way to repair that hole in your wall using the Artex Easifix Wall Repair Kit. Watch this handy video or check out the simple steps on how to repair your walls below.

Surface Preparation

Ensure surface is sound, dry and free of loose material around the hole.

Application - Plasterboard Holes

Remove the paper backing from the self-adhesive patch and apply over the hole. Apply a thin layer of filler over the patch and feather out 50mm beyond the patch edge. Allow to dry, then apply additional coats if required, mixing to the same instructions.

Fill holes and cracks with the filling knife

Application - General Filling

For fixing cracks in walls and filling in holes, the filling knife can be used. Clean tools and bucket using warm soapy water immediately after use.

using wall repair kit

Drying time

Mixture is usable for approx. 45 minutes. Setting time is approx. 70 minutes



Allow to dry thoroughly, ideally overnight. Sand to a smooth finish and decorate as required. When decorating refer to the relevant manufacturers’ instructions and recommendations for porous surfaces.


This kit is sufficient to fill 4m² and repair 1 hole.


Store off the floor in a clean and dry environment as absorption of moisture can affect the performance of the product. If stored correctly, the shelf life is 6 months.