Drywall Installation

Professional drywall hangers will show you how to install drywall to get the best results.

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 Installation projects

  • Common Drywall Installation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    This article walks you through the “Do's and Don'ts” of drywall installation. It will help you avoid seven common mistakes people…

  • 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.

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • How to Hang Drywall: Use a Lift

    See easier ways to hang and handle drywall (aka Sheetrock). We have 10 tips that save time and strain, whether you're working alone or with…

  • How to Cut Drywall

    Cutting drywall is easy and only requires a few tools. The Family Handyman editor, Mark Petersen, will show you how to cut drywall perfectly…

  • How to Install Wainscoting

    Transform a room with the warm glow of beaded wood wainscoting. Install the paneling right over your existing wall, eliminating the hassle of…

  • How to Install Paper-Faced Corner Bead

    Outside drywall corners have traditionally been protected with nail-on metal corners, but paper-faced corner bead is simpler and resists cracks…