Drywall

All the information you need to ensure you can DIY high-quality drywall repair and installation.

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How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing

A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make the whole jobsite a happier place to work.

13 ‘Cutting Edge’ Table Saw Tips

Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw.


Plaster and Lath Tear-Off Tips

Gary Wentz is a carpenter and the Editor-in-Chief of The Family Handyman. He claims to have torn out more than...


Drywall Sanding Tips and Techniques

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


Expert Tips for Finishing Drywall

Professional advice for smoother walls and less wasted time

How to Sand Drywall

Techniques and tools for sanding drywall so it's perfectly smooth, plus tips for dust control.


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20 Tips for Working with Drywall

We've hung and patched and primed and finished our fair share of drywall. Check out this compilation of tips for...

Drywall Sanding Is Time Well Spent

Drywall sanding is tedious and messy work. But doing it right means a great looking room. Here are some DIY...