Small Gaps in Drywall are Actually No Big Deal

When you’re working in a smaller area like a closet and have to cut a piece that’s going to fit between two perpendicular walls

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Here’s why:

When you’re working in a smaller area like a closet and have to cut a piece that’s going to fit between two perpendicular walls, don’t try to cut exactly. Precision is a worthy goal, but you’re not building a piano. All the inside corners are going to receive mud and tape anyway. If the piece is too big and you try to force it into place, you’ll not only scrape the drywall on an adjacent wall but also likely damage the piece you’re trying to install.

Plus: Check out these 7 drywall mistakes most DIYers have made.

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