Features + Benefits
Features + Benefits
Professional Strength - Repairs Drywall, Wood & Metal
Fill In One Coat - Won’t Sink or Shrink
Superior Paintability - Won’t Flash Paint
Perfect for Interior and Exterior Applications
Uses + Applications
The #1 Brand Preferred by Pro Painters. Alex Plus Spackling is ideal for filling holes and cracks in surfaces such as drywall, plaster, wood, brick, metal & stone. Alex Flex Flexible Spackling is ideal for providing a solution to eliminate reoccurring cracks in drywall.
Dents, Dings, and Holes in Drywall
Alex Plus Spackling won't shrink or sink in the application overtime.
Eliminate reoccurring cracks with a smooth, flexible spackle that adjusts to the natural expansion and contraction of materials.
Ideal for Large Drywall Repairs
A professional-strength repair, that doesn't need to be done by a professional.
Brick, Wood, Metal and Stone
Multi-surface adhesion allows for use across a range of substrates.
Alex Spackling Products
ALEX PLUS® Spackling
ALEX PLUS Spackling provides unsurpassed performance for filling holes & cracks in surfaces such as drywall, plaster, wood, brick, metal, and stone.VIEW PRODUCT
ALEX FLEX® Flexible Spackling
DAP® Alex Flex® Flexible Spackling provides a solution to eliminate reoccurring cracks in drywall.VIEW PRODUCT
De-gloss the surface
De-gloss surface with sandpaper for better adhesion to the drywall.
Prep the surface
Use the back of a putty knife to knock down any rough edges of the repair to create a smooth surface.
Use a flexible putty knife
Using a flexible putty knife will provide the best application experience when applying spackling compound.
Overfill and sand
Overfill the repair slightly when applying so you can sand it down to a smooth, flat finish when dry.
Create a smoother finish
For a smoother finish, dip putty knife into water & lightly smooth spackling prior to drying.
Dual-grit sanding using medium (60 to 100-grit) and finishing with fine (120 to 220-grit) sandpaper will help achieve a smooth finished repair.
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