Most interior walls are covered with drywall, but each home varies as to how the drywall is finished. The interior design is left completely up to the homeowner, and can be molded to fit each of our individual tastes and desires.
Most drywall is finished to a certain point the same way. The cracks, seams, and corners are taped, mudded, and then sealed with a special primer. From this point on, the design can take on numerous forms. Unless directed otherwise, many drywall contractors will apply texture, primer, and then paint a uniform color. But when it's your own home, you have so many more design liberties. There are also different finishes you can create through the use of special painting techniques.
This article outlines what goes into making small drywall repairs, either using spackle for very small imperfections, taping, or patching for larger holes.… Read more »
Drywall installation is labor intensive and time consuming, but necessary to most building projects. The drywall provides the backing for your finishing touches and interior design. The following instructions will either help you to install your own drywa… Read more »
Greenboard is a form of drywall. Greenboard has the same gypsum core as the other varieties, but is covered in a thicker, more water-resistant paper than standard drywall. The paper is coated with wax to help control moisture absorption. This paper is gre… Read more »
The most common form of drywall consists of a gypsum core wrapped in paper. This is the material most of us are familiar with, and the one used the most inside homes. Paperless drywall still has the gypsum core, but is wrapped in fiberglass instead of pap… Read more »
A guide to different types of soundproof drywall, their properties, and most common household applications.… Read more »
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