Tips for Better Drywall Taping
Whether you're finishing a basement, repairing a damaged wall, or hanging drywall in a new house, these taping tips will help you make…
Drywall is a better material than MDF (medium density fiberboard) for walls because its joints are less likely to crack. Wet sand to avoid dust.
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How to Cut Drywall
The Family Handyman editor, Mark Petersen, will show you how to cut drywall perfectly straight for a perfect fit every time. The better the…
How to Cut Drywall for an Opening
This article will show you how to cut clean, accurate holes in drywall for electrical boxes and lights. And without making a mess. Follow this…
How to Repair a Drywall Crack
Eventually even the best-built houses develop a few cracks due to settling, usually around doors and windows. Learn how to fix them the right…
How to Install Drywall
A good drywall job starts with solid backing and properly driven fasteners. Learn how pros make their finished drywall look smooth and straight.
Drywall Taping Tips
Follow these 12 pro drywall-taping tips to improve your skills, speed up the job and result in smoother walls. They include mixing, knife…
How to Hang Drywall Like a Pro
Installing drywall is not rocket science, but it will go faster and look better if you learn the fundamentals before you start (instead of after…
How to Patch Drywall
Fix damaged walls with these DIY repairs you can do. Don't melt down if a doorknob, misguided chair or an impromptu hockey game knocks a big…
How to Sand Drywall
After you've hung and taped drywall, follow these steps to sand it perfectly smooth. We'll show you techniques the pros use to get sanding done…
Drywall Sanding Tips and Techniques
In this article, we'll show you how to avoid common sanding mistakes and offer several tips for getting the best results from your drywall…