How do I tape& mud drywall seams?

Answer Spread a 1/16-inch thick layer of drywall join compound over the drywall seam with a 4-inch drywall knife. Cover an 8-foot section at a time.Wet an 8-foot long piece of drywall tape in a bucket, an... Read More »

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How do I tape drywall seams?

Spread drywall joint compound (mud) along the length of a seam with a drywall blade in preparation for taping. Spread the mud in a solid line, without voids, that is wider than the tape.Measure a p... Read More »

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& bed drywall?

Apply the TapeCut the drywall tape to the length of each joint. Spread an ample layer of drywall mud about 5 inches wide over each joint using a drywall tool. Place the tape on the mud at the cente... Read More »

How do I drywall& tape?

Hanging DrywallScrew or nail the individual sheets of drywall to the studs or rafters, cutting sheets with a utility knife as needed to fit. Pound in nails with a hammer or use a screw gun to drive... Read More »