Category: Drywall

Sep 12 2017

Drywall Taping the NH Project

Butt seam in the closet. Beyond some small repair projects, my only prior drywall taping experience was with the “Great…

Jul 31 2017

New Walls

In two days we hung most of the drywall at the New Hampshire project also in earlier posts: ceiling, windows…

Jul 13 2017

A New Ceiling

Uneven ceiling joists and strapping made for a wavy ceiling. After shimming the strapping using an eight foot straight edge…

Aug 29 2013

The Great Wall

Originally the owner of The Great Wall solely wanted to remove old siding on the back of a porch addition (the name refers to the shed roof addition that originally was built as a porch) that ran the length of the house and re-side with vinyl to match the rest of the house. There were extras like cutting off pool shaped contours of the deck where there was no longer a pool. Also splash from the roof had obviously rotted part of the wall adjacent to the deck so there was at least some repair work on the schedule.