After entering, wash away dirt or obstructions using a wire brush till all obstructions have been eliminated and the water flows again. Repairing Chipped Tiles It's among the most unpleasant feelings you could experience. It's good to know that fixing this issue isn't that difficult. It's one of the top DIY hacks for home repairs anyone could ever try. The tiles can be ordered online or at local tile shops in the event that they're available. Next, use markers to determine the location of each tile. Then take the Exacto knife (or a level) to cut along those lines, so that every piece can be readily removed. At intervals, as you put the tiles in, check to make sure they're level with each other because there would be a huge problem should any one of them be dislocated from their original position in the process of replacement. Fixing a damaged ceiling There are easy methods to repair damaged ceiling tiles because of the effects of water or leaks on your roof. What you must do is cut out the area where the tile was damaged so that it is no longer holding it in place. Then, you can purchase the mesh tape for drywall at your local hardware store and apply it to the entire piece until the gap is fully filled. After that, visit the store where you bought your hardware and purchase the pieces of fiberglass that exactly match what you've just done before cutting them to size with a pair of scissors or one of the Exacto knife. Once all pieces are in place, mix up some joint compound until it's sufficiently thick that it will not irritate the joints. .