What can be used to anchor a 50-lb. ceiling fan to a ceiling made of sheetrock?

Answer A brace secured with cement screws or other heavier-duty fasteners will suffice to anchor a ceiling fan to a ceiling made of sheetrock. Most fans come with their own mounting systems that allow for... Read More »

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How to Fix Broken Sheetrock on a Ceiling?

If you have had to fix a leak in the ceiling, you will likely be left with a hole in the drywall that needs repair. Drywall, also known commonly by one of its brand names, Sheetrock, is not difficu... Read More »

How to Put Sheetrock on a Ceiling Over the Plaster?

A cracked, scarred old plaster ceiling doesn't have to be torn down and replaced to get a smooth, flat sheetrock ceiling. As long as the plaster isn't falling down, you can sheetrock over it. Hangi... Read More »

How to Install Sheetrock Ceiling?

An editor has suggested that this article be merged with:"How to Hang-Drywall-on-a-Ceiling" Per the merge policy, if these topics are determined to be similar but distinct, then the articles will r... Read More »

How to Repair a Hole in Ceiling Sheetrock?

Holes in sheetrock ceilings (also known as drywall or plasterboard) are fairly simple to fix, but it's important to know that ceiling drywall is 5/8-inch thick and weighs 75 pounds per 4-foot by 8-... Read More »