Installing Bathroom Drywall or Cement Board

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Bathrooms require specific materials to withstand the high moisture environment of bathtubs, sinks and showers. Bathroom drywall or cement board which should be used? Ordinary wallboard or drywall becomes soft and spongy in damp settings. It should be avoided for bathroom walls. Bathrooms require moisture-resistant wallboard, cement board or “Greenboard”. Moisture-resistant Greenboard gets its name […]

How to Drywall a Ceiling

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Learning how to drywall a ceiling is a project that can be done by homeowners with basic construction skills. It’s much easier if you have a friend or helper, as full sheets of drywall are heavy. Drywall is manufactured in several thicknesses: 1/4”, 3/8”, 1/2” and 5/8”. The thinner 1/4” and 3/8” sheets are used […]