Tag: drywall

42 How do I run wires for a wall-mount flatscreen TV? 2010-07-29T19:19:32.933

40 When drywalling a room, should I do the ceiling before the walls? 2014-07-01T14:18:01.347

28 How much weight can screws in drywall hold? 2010-08-04T16:01:28.523

28 Should I use nails or screws for hanging drywall on the ceiling? 2011-05-19T22:55:54.997

24 What is the best method to patch a large hole (2-3 inches) in drywall? 2010-07-21T20:45:25.647

23 How do you know when and where it is safe to drill into a wall? 2011-07-09T21:38:28.130

23 What is the purpose of tape when taping and mudding drywall? 2011-08-12T23:53:50.927

22 How much gap to leave between basement concrete floor and bottom of drywall board? 2011-12-07T14:44:26.030

21 How do I fix a hole in drywall? 2012-01-21T03:08:20.373

20 What are the different types of drywall anchors, and what are the advantages of each? 2010-07-26T15:41:43.897

20 What should we look for when buying a fixer-upper house? 2011-06-06T17:48:10.597

19 How can I get a wire that is outside a wall to be inside a wall 2012-10-30T11:01:14.347

19 Should drywall be hung horizontally or vertically? 2013-06-06T03:44:22.227

18 How do I find studs when stud finders won't work? 2010-07-21T19:26:24.980

17 Is fiberglass mesh tape a good choice for drywall? 2010-07-21T19:16:23.850

17 How do I remove wallpaper from drywall? 2010-07-21T19:20:27.677

17 What benefit do plasterboard/drywall screws have? 2012-08-30T22:36:19.367

17 What is the best way to cut receptacle holes when hanging drywall? 2014-01-22T07:08:08.470

16 Fix drywall around outlets 2016-01-11T19:19:57.230

15 Does bare drywall need to be primed before painting? 2012-05-16T00:13:20.400

15 What is the best method of hanging drywall on ceiling? 2013-06-19T20:34:56.063

14 How big a hole in drywall can be fixed by spackle alone? 2010-12-06T20:46:24.110

14 How much weight can I hang from a drywall ceiling? 2012-01-28T16:09:12.793

14 How can I install a cable jack without a box? 2012-09-24T01:22:27.080

14 How to cut drywall over stud? 2016-04-13T21:12:21.100

14 Should gaps be left between sheets of drywall for any reason? 2018-02-09T02:37:19.073

13 How do I consistently drive drywall screws to the correct depth? 2010-10-28T08:02:46.207

13 How do I repair a curtain rod anchor that was ripped out of the wall? 2010-11-19T01:25:58.240

13 When drywalling, do the pros cover electrical boxes, or work around them? 2011-08-19T16:55:44.070

13 How do I fix seams that open up at the corners of walls during the winter? 2015-01-22T18:40:07.233

13 How to finish wide gap in drywall at edge of ceiling 2017-07-04T17:33:45.150

12 Should I sand each layer of mud when joining drywall? 2012-05-18T22:50:47.130

11 How do you bend a sheet a drywall into a curve? 2011-01-30T14:05:57.510

11 Are these drywall screws driven too deep into the sheet? 2012-11-15T10:03:53.460

11 Are these drywall screws properly driven/countersunk? 2012-11-19T01:15:49.403

11 What type of drywall tape should I use for a drywall to plaster patch? 2013-11-12T14:38:57.960

11 Can I leave drywall floating in the corners of my basement ceiling? 2013-11-22T00:58:09.800

10 Why are progressively larger drywall knives used after each mudding pass? 2010-10-25T04:16:56.187

10 What are the implications of driving a drywall screw too far into the sheet? 2012-10-31T16:35:50.770

10 How can I repair a towel rack that was ripped out of the wall? 2012-11-10T20:25:14.517

10 Rule of thumb for prefilling drywall vs. recutting a piece of new drywall 2014-07-08T12:42:33.787

10 Can I hang a TV with one stud and drywall anchors? 2014-10-23T16:00:34.310

9 What type/thickness of drywall should be used in water heater closet? 2011-11-19T14:31:04.503

9 What's the easiest way to carry 4x8 sheets of 70-lbs drywall by yourself? 2011-12-03T04:50:34.540

9 Can I modify a load bearing triple stud? 2012-03-04T03:07:54.853

9 What fire hazard considerations are there when creating a cable hole between rooms? 2012-04-10T10:13:31.430

9 Should I be worried if I missed the studs while mounting my TV? 2012-11-14T01:13:21.790

9 When finishing drywall, is it a common practice not to mud the bottom of horizontally-hung drywall? 2013-01-10T20:41:47.057

9 Should we skim-coat or drywall over a textured plaster wall to smooth it out? 2013-07-25T15:03:03.057

8 How should I mount a TV stand on a wall covered in drywall? 2010-10-15T12:36:12.490

8 What is a minimally intrusive way to move a wire that is in a wall 3.5" to the left? 2011-09-18T02:13:37.377

8 How do I prepare patched drywall to be painted over? 2011-10-12T02:13:19.447

8 Can I perform a large ceiling drywall repair myself? 2012-02-22T05:39:51.583

8 Can I drywall over plaster 2012-02-24T14:30:36.643

8 Is this termite damage and if so how do I repair it? 2012-03-26T19:54:29.240

8 How do I mount the new work electrical boxes with the nail-in flange? 2012-10-14T19:02:22.340

8 Can I install drywall on the ceiling, without removing crown molding? 2012-10-29T16:55:42.130

8 first time drywall repair 2015-05-18T22:35:10.223

8 Fix drywall that lost strength due to hanging curtain rod 2016-09-30T14:20:18.720

8 Is it standard/acceptable to leave drywall bare behind kitchen cabinetry? 2017-02-28T20:15:16.360

7 What consistency should drywall mud be? 2010-10-25T07:35:55.600

7 How can I keep leftover drywall mud from drying out in the box? 2010-10-25T16:45:47.740

7 Can quick-drying mud be used on the same drywall joints where slow-drying mud was used? 2010-10-28T07:47:50.447

7 Paper joint tape VS. Mesh joint tape 2011-06-14T16:49:08.123

7 How can I fill small holes in drywall without painting? 2011-10-18T01:49:36.950

7 How can I quietly tear down drywall? 2011-11-11T13:13:17.433

7 How do I corner bead around two layers of 5/8" drywall? 2012-02-05T14:44:37.627

7 What is the weight capacity of your typical 2 1/2" drywall screw when driven 1 1/2" into a stud? 2012-02-06T22:47:31.027

7 Is there a way to store drywall vertically on its side? 2012-02-14T23:40:04.170

7 Finishing drywall: How do I finish over screws that refuse to recess/dimple into the drywall? 2012-02-21T19:08:20.673

7 How much drywall should I cut to re-route some wires? 2012-05-27T00:39:58.190

7 Why are there two layers of dry wall in my ceiling, and how can I patch it? 2012-08-25T16:53:17.097

7 Does it do any good to use fiberglass insulation if you're not going to drywall? 2012-08-29T19:37:07.027

7 Do I need to prime/seal new drywall behind cabinets? 2012-09-04T15:05:43.400

7 How do I install an old work junction box around fire blocking? 2012-11-30T21:41:30.723

7 How do I get my recessed light fixture flush? 2014-03-30T23:02:57.107

7 Should drywall used on a ceiling be of a different weight/grade than drywall used on walls? 2015-02-06T17:34:33.393

7 What am I doing wrong while finishing drywall inside corners? 2015-03-02T15:17:48.007

7 Should I install drywall panels parallel or perpendicular to ceiling joists? 2015-12-12T15:16:45.213

7 What's the best material to use to fill in a 1/2" gap between drywall and stairs? 2016-01-03T20:31:02.037

6 Will my pocket door affect my installation of a tub surround? 2011-01-20T17:14:44.160

6 How should I level (flatten) ceiling joists for drywall? 2011-01-22T16:22:17.100

6 Mild water damage on drywall from leaky roof 2011-03-29T02:01:31.260

6 Wet Room walls, is plasterboard (Gyproc or Drywall) OK to use? 2011-05-09T13:54:03.057

6 Can I hang a 60 lbs TV on 1 inch drywall? 2011-06-03T03:21:21.300

6 Drywall - final joint compound coat 2011-06-14T16:30:31.933

6 AC Coolant pipe has condensation and leaks inside wall 2011-07-20T22:08:46.790

6 Can I hang a bathroom shelf with command strips or something similar? 2012-01-17T18:13:02.170

6 What dangers are there with disturbed asbestos drywall? 2012-02-13T09:25:44.470

6 How do I drywall over a partial cement wall? 2012-03-19T20:44:32.910

6 Drywall Painting: Do I need to keep priming here? 2012-03-24T18:37:36.600

6 Is there a way to trace water pipes through walls? 2012-06-04T20:13:53.450

6 How can I fix an uneven and damaged transition from drywall to tile in the bathroom? 2012-08-02T18:36:35.977

6 Under what circumstances is 5/8" drywall required? 2012-08-21T17:47:23.093

6 Can drywall be installed over lath? 2012-08-25T15:08:00.093

6 How do I mount TV through 3 layers of drywall and into studs? 2012-09-16T00:40:17.583

6 Why is the drywall in my garage sagging? 2012-09-17T22:17:03.593

6 Is the back section of this house salvageable or should it be knocked down? 2013-03-01T19:32:05.587

6 Can blue (lightweight) drywall compound be used for all coats? 2013-06-05T02:50:22.373