DAP ALEX PLUS Spackling is a premium spackling for filling holes and cracks in surfaces such as drywall, plaster, wood, brick, metal and stone. Its ready-to-use smooth, white formula spreads easily for fast, professional repairs that will not crack, crumble or flake. It has a de-aired texture for excellent tooling and easy smoothing to a feather edge. ALEX PLUS Spackling sands effortlessly. It can even be finger sanded – no sandpaper needed when sanding small nail holes or hammer dents in drywall. Just use finger to smooth dried spackling before painting. ALEX PLUS Spackling provides superior paintability. It does not flash or gloss low sheen/flat paint. It accepts paint like bare drywall or other porous surfaces and provides a very smooth surface that disappears when painted. ALEX PLUS Spackling dries quickly, but has a long working time and will not gum up on knife. It can be used for interior or exterior applications.