Drywall Tips & How-tos

When it comes to do it yourself jobs around the home, there are few that are as simple and straightforward as drywall work can be.

It’s certainly far easier, and much less dangerous than some of the other jobs associated with home building and renovation. There is no risk of an electrical shock that can send you flying across the room faster than a speeding bullet, and there is also no chance of flooding the entire property simply because you don’t know how to turn off the water while playing plumber. No doubt that the best way to successfully complete any home job is to make sure that you take the time to plan ahead, and don’t try to do things on the fly.

Use this website to help you figure out exactly how to get started, calculate materials, estimate drywall prices and get the job done, not only right, but on time.

If you have planned everything out properly, then the chances are better than average that you will complete your project on time, and well within the budget that you had in place at the start. Heck, you might even have enough left over to buy some primer to cover the beautiful drywall job that you have just completed. Or perhaps you just want to revel in the glory of your successful renovation, so maybe you should just use that extra cash and bring your buddies over to congratulate you on a job well done.

How much does drywall cost?

Once of the most asked emails I receive – how much does drywall cost? Look no further, read the most comprehensive state-by-state drywall pricing guide in the world. It will explain all aspects of drywall pricing and explain all the factors you have to calculate. I also included several tips to help you keep the costs as low as possible and help you save money and know exactly what to expect.

Wet sand drywall

Sanding is the worst part of drywall repairs. It’s messy, hard, and often can be dangerous without a dust respirator. But, over the years, this method of sanding that has proven to be great for small to medium drywall jobs – wet sand drywall. Be sure to take a very close look at this article for all your wet sand drywall needs and answers.

Repairing holes in drywall

Got holes? Read the step-by-step guide to repairing a hole yourself for only $30 bucks – forget the days of calling a ‘professional’ costing you hundreds. Repairing holes in drywall is a fairly simple an straightforward process which you can DIY no matter your previous experience, so save some cash and learn how to it by yourself.

Drywall cost estimate

Small businesses understand what happens when you under bid a job; you’ll lose your shirt. Check out the five most important thing you really don’t want to forget when writing a drywall cost estimate. It’s not only important for contractors but for customers a well: understanding how the pricing for drywall jobs works will make sure you don’t pay a cent more than you have to.

Drywall calculators

Make things easier for yourself with Dan’s helpful calculators:

  • Square footage calculator – easiest way ever to calculate the square footage of your home.
  • Drywall mud calculator – allows you to enter your square footage and know exactly how much mudding you’ll need.
  • Drywall cost calculator – calculate the number of nails, screws, tape and other materials you will need — absolute must before you start any job!

I hope you enjoy my website and find it useful for all your drywall needs. Sometimes it’s best to leave things to professionals, but if you fancy trying it yourself and save some money in the process then my tips will surely be immensely helpful. Be sure to browse around my site, I’m sure you’ll find answers to any questions you have!