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28 Different Drywall Accessories (Exhaustive List)

As a drywall contractor, it is the responsibility of your company to provide customers with a greater degree of service than they can accomplish on their own through do-it-yourself labor. This is due, in part, to the skill of your staff, but it is also due, in part, to the tools that you have. Homeowners …

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9 Different Types of Drywall (Sizes, Tools Needed and More)

Quicklist: Types of Drywall Regular or Standard Drywall Moisture-Resistant Drywall Mold-Resistant Drywall Fire-Resistant Drywall Soundproof Drywall Paperless Drywall Eco-Friendly Drywall Flexible Drywall VOC Absorbing Drywall I know a professional drywaller. The guy has insanely good drywalling skills. He’s fast, strong, limber and precise. It’s really cool watching him drywall a room. He does stuff I …

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How Can I Keep Bubbles Out of My Drywall Mud?

The U.S. Gypsum Company first developed sheetrock back in 1916, and contractors have been fighting bubbles in their drywall mud ever since. Commonly referred to as joint compound, drywall mud is a porous substance that allows air to pass through it. If air cannot pass through it, bubbles may form on top of the compound. …

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Can Drywall Be Recycled? How and Where?

Yes, drywall can be recycled. How and where depends on the type of drywall. Recycling centers will often take clean, dry gypsum wallboard and reprocess it into new wallboard. You can also recycle it by repurposing it. Some companies will also pick up and recycle your drywall for you. Call around to see what options …

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How to Clean Drywall (Stains, Mold etc.)

There are many reasons to clean drywall, from coffee stains, to palm prints, and sometimes dust accumulation. While we often clean our floors, our walls go un-touched: here is a guide to help you keep your drywall sparkling, while not damaging it.   Drywall is the last piece to go on your structure before painting, …

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What is veneer plaster? Is it better than drywall? Pros and Cons

One of the hardest parts of DIY renovations these days is all the choice in materials we have for every job. I get that advancements are meant to improve our lives and usually it does, but it sure can make the process more difficult. Indecision is a tough nut to swaller.  I hate indecision.  But …

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15 Different Types of Drywall Tape for All Drywall Projects

The primary purpose of a drywall tape is to cover seams in drywall. With the various types of a drywall tape in the market nowadays, including specialty tapes, each type offers its own set of advantages and drawbacks. So before you randomly pick a particular type of drywall tape, get to know the different types …

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15 Drywall Alternatives for Your Walls

Many of today’s houses use drywalls for their interior wall covering. While it’s cheap and easier to work with than other materials, drywall installation remains a tough process that involves taping, mudding, and sanding. The last stage is especially notorious for the clouds of fine dust it creates. Drywall produces a hollow sound when you …

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Drywall Cost Calculator: (How Much Does Installing Drywall Cost)?

Most homes incorporate some drywall. It’s a standard wall and ceiling surface material. It’s not cheap to do. Materials and tools cost adds up. If you hire a professional, those costs can add up especially if you have difficult surfaces to drywall. Our readers include people who love to do home improvement projects themselves as …

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