Drywall repair backing up to an outlet

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we just bought a new home and are finding quite a few surprises. I just repaired a corner – thanks to your video and Straight-Flex. We found a hole with a poorly made patch imidiately below an outlet. Can this be repaired with a drywall patch? ┬áJust not sure how to tape on the side shared by the outlet. ┬áThe top of the hole is the outlet and the left side is agains a stud.

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    The best way would be to cut the hole cleaner, insert two small boards screwed to the existing sheetrock and then a sheetrock patch screwed to the boards you just installed and then tape.