How do I apply drywall joint tape?

Answer Fill the drywall seam with joint compound using a taping knife. Fill the joint until there is no gap in the drywall seam. Smooth out the surface of the compound using the taping knife. Place the d... Read More »

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How do I apply joint tape to drywall?

Fill the Gap With CompoundLoad a 4-inch-wide drywall trowel with a small amount of joint compound. Spread it evenly over the gap between the two drywall boards, working your way downwards in a stri... Read More »

How do I use joint tape for drywall?

Apply the TapeSpread an ample layer of drywall mud about 5 inches wide over each joint using a drywall tool. Cut the tape to the correct length and place it on the mud at the center of each joint. ... Read More »

How do I use drywall joint tape?

Prep the SurfaceSpread a thin layer of joint compound along the gap between drywall sheets. The mud helps the tape to stick.Tape the GapsStick the tape along the gaps, centering it on the joints. C... Read More »

How to Tape a Straight Line Inside a 45-Degree Angled Joint in Drywall?

A drywall corner at a 45 degree angle is not very common. However there are situations when this angle is needed. One time a 45 degree angle occurs is when someone is converting an attic to living... Read More »