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...
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...
How to Apply Knock Down Texture
Wall texture works for ceilings, too. Knock down texture is a fast fix for problem ceilings
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 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
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...
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.
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...