How do I correctly tape drywall?

Answer Applying First LayerMix mud compound to the consistency of pudding using a drill with a mixing attachment. Dip a 4-inch putty knife into the mud mixture and begin smoothing it into the cracks betwe... Read More »

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How do I mud& tape drywall using mesh tape?

Apply the TapeCut the mesh drywall tape to the length of each joint. Center the tape over each joint, placing one hand at the top to hold it in place and pulling your other hand downward to secure ... Read More »

How do I tape a drywall box?

PreparationCover the corners of the box with metal corner bead, a metal trim that protects the corners and helps the compound adhere better. Cut the bead according to your measurements with tin sni... Read More »

How to Tape and Mud Drywall?

Most walls and ceilings in modern construction are made from sheets of drywall, also known as gypsum board. Drywall is a plaster-like substance sealed between two sheets of heavy duty paper and att... Read More »

The Best Way to Tape Drywall?

Once drywall has been installed, it is necessary to cover all joints, cracks and screws/nails with tape and joint compound. This will improve appearance, help insulate your walls and ceiling and ac... Read More »