Category: Drywall

Read articles on drywall types, finishes, regulations and safety, as well as costs to install drywall. We also look at popular FAQ’s

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Cost to resurface wall and ceiling Drywall

Regardless of how well you installed your drywall, over time, cracks, holes, and dents might still appear on the walls or ceiling. This calls for you to take urgent action to repair them before they spread and become more costly to fix. The average cost to resurface your walls and ceiling in the country ranges […]

Cost to repair a crack in drywall

Drywall cracks typically appear within the first year of building construction and have varying degrees of difficulty to repair depending on their size. Unattended cracks in drywall reduce your home value and affect its structural integrity. Several factors determine your drywall repair scope, and this article addresses the cost implication of these factors on your […]

Cost to replace drywall with plaster

Drywall is just a cheaper and faster way to get the plaster look, but it is just not the same. To get a classic look, you’ll need to replace your drywall with plaster. The cost to plaster walls is approximately $2 to $10 per square foot. To replace drywall with plaster, expect to pay about […]

What sizes does drywall come in

Learning the various drywall sizes is absolutely essential when looking to renovate your walls and ceilings with the same. Drywalls mostly come in sheet sizes measuring 4 by 8 feet. Larger drywall sheets measuring either 4 by 12 or 4 by 16 feet are however also available. Be that as it may, it is important […]

Cost to replace wood paneling with drywall

After several years, you may want to repair, revamp or replace your interior walls depending on their condition. If you would like to replace wood paneling with drywall, it is essential to know the project’s average cost. You can ask for several estimates from different contractors and make a comparison. On average, replacing wood paneling […]

Additional expenses for texturing a drywall using sponge

Modern trends lean towards flat and blank walls with color to make a room lively. However, adding unique textures to the ceilings or walls brings personality to the home. You don’t need to texture all the walls because even a single accent wall can change the room’s aesthetics. It costs about $1.25 per square foot […]

Conclusion Hang a Hook

When you are looking to jazz up your living room with a painting or hang your new flat-screen TV, you are going to need to know the weight limits of your drywall. The average ½ inch drywall can safely hold up to 60 pounds with a typical drywall screw mount. If you are able to […]

Difference between drywall and plaster

After several years, your home’s ceiling drywall may start to wear and tear. It is at this point that you should consider repairing it to maintain the integrity of your home. Most common ceiling repairs include water damage, cracks, and holes. The national average cost to repair ceiling drywall is about $85, with a typical […]

Drywall weight for different sizes two workers

Drywall comes in different types, thicknesses, and sizes. The weight of one sheet of drywall is mostly determined by its size and thickness. Standard drywall of size 4’ x 10’ by ½’ weighs about 64 pounds while a 4’ x 12’ by ½’ drywall weighs about 77 pounds. As the size and thickness increase, so […]

Removal of Asbestos in Drywall & Sheetrock

Dangerous asbestos is commonly found in the mud or joint compound used in drywall and sheetrock installed in the nineties (1930s to 1980s). Living in a house with the compound could lead to accidental exposure that may trigger illness in the short or long term for occupants. Asbestos present in old drywall and sheetrock should […]