Armstrong System Makes "Quik" Work of DrywallArmstrong System Makes "Quik" Work of Drywall

Finished walls fly up with the QuikStix framing system. Read more

Paint Emergency: Water Damage Repair

Repairing and painting drywall damaged by water requires patience and time--its a project that often takes days and can be quite messy. Here's how one professional painter handles water damage repair. Read more

Hiding Rough Drywall Finish Showing Through Paint

Drywall rough spots that show through paint can drive a homeowner mad. To avoid such frustrations--and callbacks--gather information from your clients before the job about how they plan to paint the wall. Here's why. Read more

Take the Misery out of Drywall Sanding

Drywall sanding has gone through a few evolutions over the past three decades, and the latest one may be the most exciting. Thanks to Festool's latest drywall sanding system, a cleaner, easier way to sand is here. Read more

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Drywall Finishing For Small JobsDrywall Finishing For Small Jobs

Get most of the nasty work done in one day with setting compound and a few... Read more

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Is Veneer Plaster Compatible With Drywall?

Q: Can you skim-coat plaster over regular drywall? If not, is there a way to prep standard drywall so that a veneer plaster finish can be applied over it? Read more

How to Handle Moldy Sheathing

Subtitle:  A Seattle homeowner finds damp and moldy stud cavities and wants to correct the problem before re-insulating and adding drywall Images:  Q&A Spotlight Brian Lent has discovered something in his walls that no homeowner Read more

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11 New Products from the 2013 Remodeling Show

Products editor Lauren Hunter searched the floor of the 2013 Remodeling Show to find new and updated products for you to try in your next projects Read more

How to Hang Airtight Drywall

Stopping air leaks is the single most important part of making a house more energy efficient. You can stop air on the outside with plywood, house-wrap, and tape, but the best air barrier is more of a system that incorporates all the components of a wall or roof assembly. Read more

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