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Definition of drywall giving background information and reclaimation.
The terms for the use of the site and how we treat privacy.
The installation of drywall, for walls:
Layout the Install which could also apply to ceilings
How to Install Drywall for the basics. Review this if you are a first time installer.
Guide for How to Install Drywall gives greater detail.
The Drywall Lift details important functions & looks at major lift types [applies also to ceiling topics].
Taking the location of the ceiling into account (positioning wallboards, etc) :
Ceiling Drywall Install applies to all ceiling areas.
Hanging Ceiling Drywall on Vaults for bringing sheets and attaching onto sloped ceilings. Arched, barrel and cathedral vaults.
How to do Corner Drywall that also appliess to vacant corners, ones with voids.
Ceiling Box Installation whererever there is a box or thin install around the ceiling area surfaces.
Hanging Custom Ceilings for getting those wavey ceiling shapes.
With the sheetrock installed and secured, its ready for:
Taping / Mudding that condenses the skills into a one consideration.
Mudding Drywall for quick dry, all purpose and topping compound applications.
Taping Drywall about paper tape and fiberglass mesh in common practice.
Corner Taping about composite taping, vinyl and metal bead installations.
Taping Inside Corners considered seperately from the outer corner.
Mudding & Taping Tips to help optimize the bedding of tape to give a cleaner, stronger bond.
Mudding Procedures covers only thinning and mixing but further methods that can be of help like auto tapers, and corner boxes.
Learn How to Mudd and Tape Drywall for those wantting to find ways to advance their skills.
Drywall Finishing Tips Drywall Sanding Tips
For your patch or repair view whether it is for ceilings or walls and with a range of hole sizes.
Repair of Drywall
There are many options for texturing the wallboard, depending on budget, desired appearance and a host of other factors:
Knock Down Textures giving tips on the less known technique.
Orange Peel | Orange Peel & Spatter Textures
Skip Trowel actually that is done with a trowel or a taping knife.
Roll Coat Texturing representing the economical style of texture, with a sspcial nap and roller.
Ceiling Texture Patterns for introductory information on patterns and types.
Knockdown Textures for Ceilings which aren't the same as for walls.
Ceiling Stomps | Swirls
Investigate corner bead styles and how to install them, to know beforehand:
Corner Bead Installs deals mainly with 90 degree corners.
Applying corner beads to help yopu determine which bead to go with.
Rounded Bullnose on Walls solves the problem of converging bullnose.
Rounded Corner Bead Installs for a step by step descriptive on the install of rounded cornerbead.
Apply Bullnose Corner Bead Angles non-typical angles, other than 90 degrees.
Bullnose Corner Bead Arch apply to the arch at ceilings and windows recesses.
Corner Bead Ends for ending off the corners, including J-Bead and L-Bead solutions.