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Drywall

Drywall in small projects is an acceptable project for most DIY people who are willing to take the time to learn how to do it properly.

Drywall in large, multi-room projects is best left to the pros unless you have a strong back a few good helpers.

Picture of new drywall job

Everyone should hang and finish at least a few sheets of drywall at least once in their lifetime so they can appreciate how little the pros charge for the really big job that converts your house shell into a finished home.


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Fill Drywall Cracks and Gaps using a Grout Bag    01-21-2012
I am going to explain a process that as far as I know I invented for packing drywall compound into the cracks and voids wher......


The Many Types of Drywall Compound    02-11-2010
The first time you venture out to the store to purchase drywall compound also known as mud, chances are you will find a bewil......


The Basics of Hanging a Drywall Ceiling    01-07-2010
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The Basics of Hanging Drywall on Walls    01-07-2010
Once the ceiling is up you are ready to repeat the process for the walls. The walls should be hung from the top down with th......


Cutting Holes in Drywall for Outlet Boxes    01-04-2010
This is the most daunting task for the newbie. To do it and do it accurately without a RotoZip or drywall router is challeng......


Tools and Materials for Hanging Drywall Part One    01-02-2010
This article will serve as an introduction to hanging drywall. Hanging drywall is very physical labor. Hanging it on a ceil......


Tools and Materials for Hanging Drywall Part Two    01-02-2010
This is a continuation of the article Tools and Materials for Hanging Drywall.......