Common Drywall Installation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

These tips will help you do a professional-quality job

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Drywall saw
  • Screw gun
  • Shop vacuum
  • Straightedge
  • Stepladder
  • Pry bar
  • Stud finder
  • T-square
  • Utility knife
  • Safety glasses

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Drywall
  • Drywall screws