Drywall Sanding Tips and Techniques

All the best tips and techniques for a smooth drywall surface.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Sanding block
  • Sanding pole
  • Putty knife

You'll also need a sanding sponge and a trouble light.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 150-grit sandpaper
  • Joint compound