How To Patch A Hole Through An Exterior Wall?


To patch holes and depressions in siding of any kind, follow these steps:

  1. Clean the hole or depression you plan to fill. Roughen the area you want to patch with 80-grit sandpaper for a better bond.
  2. Fill the area with patching compound. …
  3. Allow the compound to harden and then sand it smooth.


Drill a hole in about the center of the drywall cut out. You can use a 3/8" installer bit, which is ~20" long and has a hole on the end to aid in pulling the cable. Drill through the wall with the installer bit. Remove the bit from the drill (leaving it in the hole).

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the best way to drill through a wall?

Drilling inside out is standard practice for a lot of aerial fitters etc. My advice try not to come through on hammer mode as you will almost defiantly blow a bit of brick out and angle down slightly from inside to out to avoid wall run in if the hole didn’t seal properly. I prefer to use a small diameter drill first, then open it out .

How to drill a hole in the wall for coax?

Drilling the hole 1 Drill through the wall with the installer bit. 2 Remove the bit from the drill (leaving it in the hole). 3 Go outside and (or have a helper) connect the cable to the end of the installer bit. 4 Back inside, pull the bit and cable back through the hole.

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