Each time the front door knob hit this wall, this hole got a little bigger. Not exactly pretty to look at, so I decided to patch it up. Luckily, drywall damage can be fixed easily with minimal equipment.
Self adhesive mesh
Step #1: Place a small piece of mesh over the hole.Step #2: With the drywall knife cover the patch with compound, using a crisscross pattern.Step #3: Sand smooth.Step #4: PaintTo prevent further drywall damage, I installed a door stop.