Drywall Finishing Glens Falls 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

Baldwin Landscaping
(518)792-8058
4 Fulton Street
Glens Falls, NY
Adirondack Greenscapes
(518)743-8873
23 Notre Dame Street
Hudson Falls, NY
High Peaks Tree Service
(518)668-9601
2895 Lake Shore Drive
Lake George, NY
Girard Jim Landscape Maintenance
(518)792-2021
124 Park Road
Queensbury, NY
Atkins Landscaping
(518)761-9522
10 Grover Av
South Glens Falls, NY
NY Biological Conversion LLC
(518)654-9333
615 Main Street
Corinth, NY
Turf Professional Inc
(518)583-8080
258 Brigham Road
Greenfield Center, NY
Western Slate Inc
(518)642-9538
33 Dekalb Rd
Granville, NY
Top Flight Lawn & Land Care
(518)798-5296
18 Walnut Street Apt B
Hudson Falls, NY
King Enterprises
(518)584-5296
465 Maple Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY

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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.

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