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Striking and completing drywall is kind of in all probability the single task that do-it-yourselfers dislike the main. It’s messy, it’s tedious or even small imperfections seem obtrusive while the partitions and ceilings are painted. operating with Drywall offers a clean point of view in this maligned yet crucial job. It is going past the fundamentals of putting in drywall to bare the entire secrets and techniques any owners must understand to remodel “rocking and mudding” from a chore right into a precise excitement. The significant other DVD takes you additional nonetheless by means of exhibiting taping and completing thoughts in actual time so that you can see precisely how the method seems to be whilst it truly is performed correct.
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Clean mixing paddle and container immediately after use. After the seams have set, begin plastering the surface, beginning at one corner and moving to the opposite. Start with ceilings and then do the walls, completing one entire surface before moving on to the next. To apply the plaster, tightly scratch-in the material up the wall (left), then immediately double-back over it, smoothing over the material to a thickness of 1⁄16 to 3⁄32", as specified by the manufacturer (right). Use tight, quick strokes to apply the plaster during the scratch pass and long, even strokes to achieve consistency during the smooth pass.
58 ■ Working with Drywall Cut cementboard by scoring through the mesh just below the surface with a utility knife or carbide-tipped cutter. Snap the panel back, then cut through the back-side mesh (inset). Note: For tile applications, the rough face of the board is the front. Make cutouts for pipes and other penetrations by drilling a series of holes through the board, using a small masonry bit. Tap the hole out with a hammer or a scrap of pipe. Cut holes along edges with a jigsaw and carbide grit blade.
This prevents taped joints and fastener patches from showing through paint. Skim coating is especially important under gloss paints and on surfaces that will be harshly lit. Textured coatings have the advantage of being more forgiving of surface imperfections than paint alone. Most textures start with joint compound or, better, a joint-compound-like substance specially formulated for texturing. This “mud” may be thinned with water to a pancake-batter consistency for sprayer or roller application.