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Required Tools for this Project

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

    • Miter saw
    • Cordless drill
    • Socket/ratchet set
    • Caulk gun
    • 4-in-1 screwdriver
    • Adjustable wrench
    • Chalk line
    • Level
    • Dust mask
    • Drywall saw
    • Stepladder
    • Stapler
    • Pliers
    • Safety glasses
    • Non-contact voltage tester

You'll also need a drywall lift.

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • 2x4s
    • 10d framing nails
    • 3-in. drywall screws
    • 1-1/4-in. drywall screws
    • Drywall
    • Electrical wire
    • Cable staples
    • Electrical boxes
    • Vent chutes
    • Insulation
    • 4-mil vapor barrier
    • Caulk
    • Vapor barrier tape
    • Weather stripping
    • Angle iron

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