Drywalling

Break out your dust masks and get ready to find spackle everywhere. It’s drywalling time.

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Create Smooth Walls: A Mudslinger’s Guide

Drywall taping is one of the most important jobs on any construction site. A skilled taper can hide a lot of mistakes left behind by framers and drywall hangers. A poor taping job, however, can cause trouble for trim carpenters and painters. A quality outcome requires the proper tools and materials (a steady hand doesn't hurt either). Our pro taper shares his three-day, step-by-step taping routine. He gave us some great tips that will help you end up with smooth walls and crisp corners.

Expert Tips for Finishing Drywall

Professional advice for smoother walls and less wasted time


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How to Tape Drywall

A color-coded guide to flat, smooth, perfect walls.