Drywall Finishing Webster 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

The Lawn Firm
(585)503-8299
18 Ampor Beach
Hilton, NY
Countrycare Landscape
(315)986-2020
448 Sheldon Road
Palmyra, NY
Chase-Pitkin Home and Garden - MT Read Store
(585)865-0810
3701 Mount Read Boulevard
Rochester, NY
Ferguson-Hall Company Inc
(585)424-3440
1379 Brighton Henrietta T
Rochester, NY
Site Technology Inc
(315)524-7319
4839 Route 350
Walworth, NY
Franklin St Electric
(585)343-4593
17 Franklin
Batavia, NY
Shortz Landscape
(315)986-5940
1055 Canandaigua Road
Macedon, NY
A & A Lawn Care
(585)227-9200
257 Union Street North
Rochester, NY
Duracraft Inc
(585)426-3160
52 Marway Circle Suite 1
Rochester, NY
Rosebay Nursery & Landscaping LLC
(315)986-9458
3430 Daansen Rd
Walworth, 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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