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October 6, 2016
Check out this new kind of wall — it holds 35 pounds on a single screw!
July 10, 2016
A General Overview
July 6, 2016
My standard fix for plaster cracks is to carve out the damage, fill the gap with setting-type joint compound, tape it, add topcoats of compound, and sand. This method is…
May 16, 2016
Years ago, my method for cutting holes in installed drywall was to use a sharp utility knife and some elbow grease. Now I get out my oscillating multitool and fit…
May 13, 2016
I find it a little tough to get excited about drywall, but I’ll make an exception for Certain Teed’s newest 1/2-in.-thick drywall, dubbed Habito. The new product is said to…
Drywall primer/surfacers are the first step in getting the perfect paint job
January 6, 2016
If the hole you cut for an electrical outlet in drywall is a bit off, don’t just hope that the cover plate will hide the mistake. Instead, fill the void…
On some remodeling jobs, you need to be especially mindful of the mess that gets created. When demolishing a wall, for example, instead of smashing the drywall to pieces, you…
I keep drywall mud in my truck so that I’m ready for small repairs. When I got tired of the ever-present dried mud on the inside wall of the bucket,…
November 11, 2015
Learn how to make quick, clean, and accurate cuts
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