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How Much Does It Cost to Install Drywall?

The average cost to install drywall is one of the first things to consider before starting a drywall project.  Whether you’re repairing a single panel, replacing drywall in an entire room, or drywalling an entire house, a basic understanding of average drywall costs is essential. Because many of our readers are DIYers, we break down …

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Essential Drywall Tools List: What You Need for the Best Results

Drywalling does require some specialized tools (as well as some common household tools). Luckily though, picking up all of these tools is reasonably affordable. You can certainly find everything you need for your next DIY drywall project without breaking the bank. Today, we look at exactly which drywall tools you absolutely need (and which are …

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Ultimate Guide to Drywall Screws

Drywall screws are the go-to fastener for hanging drywall, beating out drywall nails in almost every scenario.  But what type of drywall screws are right for your project? Today, we break down everything you need to know about drywall screws, including how to select the right length, gauge, and thread as well as proper spacing. …

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Drywall Nails vs Screws: Which Is Best?

Need to hang drywall yourself? One question you undoubtedly have is which is better – drywall nails or drywall screws? I’ll cut right to the chase: it’s largely a matter of opinion, although screws hold stronger and nails are cheaper.  For ceilings, screws are always the way to go. For walls, nails do the job …

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Types of Drywall (And When to Use Them)

Planning to hang your own drywall? Before selecting your preferred drywall thickness and drywall size, you must pick the right type of drywall for the job.  There are roughly 5 to 10 main types of drywall (depending on who you ask). Each has its own best applications and uses, depending on the project.  Today, I …

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Drywall Thickness Guide: What to Use and Where

Diving into your first DIY drywall project?  Then step number one is selecting the right size drywall. Although drywall length and width are also important, drywall thickness is the most important measurement to consider.  Today, I break down drywall thickness in detail so you select the right thickness for your next project. Different Drywall Thicknesses …

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Drywall Sizes: Everything You Need to Know

Standardized drywall sizing makes DIY drywall projects so much easier.  Knowing, right down to the millimeter, the exact length, width, and thickness of your drywall sheets allows you to calculate how many sheets you’ll need for your project with nearly complete accuracy.  Today, I’m going to break down standard drywall dimensions in detail. Drywall Length …

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How To Hang Drywall By Yourself (Like a Pro)

Learning how to hang drywall will save you money on your next home remodel. Although it’s certainly not rocket science, the right tools/materials and a basic knowledge of the “fundamentals” are essential to a job well done. Today, I break down everything you need to know to hang drywall like a pro, including step-by-step instructions. …

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How to Remove Drywall Quickly, Easily, and Mess Free

Want to know how to remove drywall – without creating a mess?  Then ditch the sledgehammer and grab the right drywall tools, prepare the room (plastic sheeting works well), and follow our step-by-step instructions, whether you’re fixing damages, making space for a new appliance, or renovating an entire room. Our easy-to-follow tips show you exactly …

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