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Drywalling

Break out your dust masks and get ready to find spackle everywhere. It’s drywalling time.

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The Dos and Don’ts of a Bathroom Remodel

A bathroom remodel can be a stressful endeavor, whether it's a DIY job or you hire a professional. However, when...


The Difference Between Mesh and Paper Drywall Tape

While it largely depends on personal preference, here are some factors to consider when deciding which tape to use.


Create Smooth Walls: A Mudslinger’s Guide

Our pro taper shares his three-day, step-by-step taping routine. He gave us some great tips that will help you end...


Could You Have Made it in Construction With These Tools From 1951?

A collection of ads for tools that were, at some point, on the cutting edge of technology. Things have changed...

What to Do with Leftover Drywall

Every year, 15 million pounds of drywall are produced in the U.S. Most of it goes on walls, but around...


How to Re-Saw Wood on a Bandsaw

Re-sawing, the process of cutting a board into thinner pieces of the same length and width, opens up a world...


Drywall Sanding Tips and Techniques

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


How to Apply Knock Down Texture

Wall texture works for ceilings, too. Knock down texture is a fast fix for problem ceilings


Expert Tips for Finishing Drywall

Professional advice for smoother walls and less wasted time


5 Types of Drywall All DIYers Should Know About

Drywall, aka plasterboard, wallboard, gypsumboard or Sheetrock (a brand name), is actually a lot more interesting than you might think....


How to Sand Drywall

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


How to Patch a Textured Ceiling

The first step is repairing the hole.

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How to Tape Drywall

A color-coded guide to flat, smooth, perfect walls.


Drywall Butt Joints Made Easy

Techniques to avoid having to feather out butt joints.


How to Texture a Ceiling and Walls: Apply Knockdown

Spray ceiling texture to add visual interest and hide imperfections. Keep reading to learn how to texture a ceiling and...


Why You Should Freeze Your Leftover Drywall Compound

Don't let your leftover drywall compound go to waste


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Wet Sanding Drywall

Choose drywall and try wet sanding to reduce the dust


The Best Way To Clean Your Drywall Knives

Try this simple little trick next time your drywall knife is clogged up with mud.


5 Helpful Tools for Hanging Drywall

These five handy tools will help you install drywall much faster and better.


Remove a Drywall Screw That Has Missed the Stud

If you try to remove a drywall screw that has missed the stud, it'll just spin and it won't come...


12 Easy Things Everyone Should Know How to Fix

Whether you're a new homeowner or an expert DIYer, knowing how to fix these common household problems can save you...

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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...


How to Drive Drywall Screws Like a Pro

These three tools make it easy to do the job right. The key to driving drywall screws is to set...


How to Cut a Hole in Drywall

There's no need to rent or buy a rotary tool for simple drywall cuts for a receptacle box.


How to Make Bullnose Corners

Add a touch of class to ordinary drywall corners


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...


Ceiling Repair: Fix a Sagging Ceiling

Two solutions for a sagging ceiling