Drywall Finishing Corona NY

Finishing drywall well takes skill, touch, and attention to detail. It looks easy, but it takes practice. Getting results you'll be proud of starts with well-hung rock and continues with using the right joint compounds and knives in the right order.

Local Companies

SilverLining Interiors, Inc.
2091 Broadway, third floor
New York, NY
All Topsoil
(516)679-5597
2800 Royle Street
Bellmore, NY
Acocella A Anthony Architect
(914)835-0204
217 Harrison Avenue
Harrison, NY
Plantorium Florist
(516)541-1667
921 North Broadway
Massapequa, NY
Bil-Ro Landscaping
(516)997-6794
100 Jericho Turnpike
Westbury, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
Paragon Installers, LLC
556 N. Route 17
Paramus, NJ
Louie CONA Landscaping
(516)352-4475
255 Meacham Avenue
Elmont, NY
Sam Navarra Landscaping
(914)921-3688
548 Harrison Avenue
Harrison, NY
Cow Bay Sprinkler
(516)883-8484
85 Old Shore Road
Port Washington, NY
Data Provided by:
  

Provided By:

Source: TOOLS OF THE TRADE Magazine
Publication date: September 29, 2005

By Mark Clement

Sometimes you have to do it yourself--and that means taping, mudding, and sanding drywall. Maybe the job is too small or the timeline is too crunched for your sub, but whatever the reason, knowing the tricks to drywall installation can keep your crew moving and your schedule on track.

Finishing drywall well takes skill, touch, and attention to detail. It looks easy, but it takes practice. Getting results you'll be proud of starts with well-hung rock and continues with using the right joint compounds and knives in the right order. Smart materials use and order of operations drastically minimize nightmarish sanding, too, and enable you to deliver a better finished product to your customer. You might even make more money than you thought.

Hang It Right

Hanging rock is deceptively easy, which makes skimping on details common. Ironically, doing a good job hanging board makes the most of a carpenter's strengths and eases the more challenging work of taping and finishing later.

Cut Short. Cut drywall 1/4 inch short when joining pieces to let rough edges fit and eliminate breaks from forcing pieces into place.

Check Ceilings and Walls. Apply rock on a flat, stable surface that'll hold fasteners. For new work, that's usually easy. Still, check walls and ceilings with a straightedge.

Click here to read full article from Tools of the Trade

Related Articles
- Drywall Cutting and Multifunction Bench Corona NY
The Twofold Workbench & Scaffold from Vika USA is lightweight yet rated to support up to 500 pounds. The 19x46-inch work platform folds flat for transport and opens to 22- and 32-inch heights.
- Dry Window Products Corona NY
- Finishing Concrete Corona NY
- Hand Tools Corona NY
- Flooring and Finish Products Corona NY