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There are some tips to help homeowners hang drywall in Fort Pierce. These tips will make it easier and look more professional. You should ensure that you have the necessary tools to complete the task correctly and efficiently.

The most crucial part of any process is measuring. Accurate measurements will prevent you from running out of supplies in the middle or at the end of a job. There are many sizes and thicknesses to drywall. It is easier to use sheets of drywall that measure four feet by eight feet in width and half an inch thick for walls and five/8 inches for ceilings if you are new to this kind of work. A green board will be necessary if you are working in a bathroom or any other area susceptible to moisture.

Measure the entire area from floor to ceiling and the perimeter. Square feet are the length times the width. To find out how many sheets of drywall you need, divide the square footage by thirty-two. This will give you four by eight sheets. If there are any errors, add one or two more sheets. A screw gun, screws, and drywall mud are also required.

Before you begin drywall work, inspect the framing, electrical, insulation, and plumbing. When hanging drywall, start with the ceiling. To hang a ceiling, you will need a lift or jack. Use the screw gun to insert a screw into the drywall every twelve inches. The screws should not be too far in to prevent them from popping out later.

Once the ceiling is completed, begin to hang drywall on the wall. To get the most substantial results, turn each sheet in a stacked fashion. Continue working down the wall to reach the floor. It would help if you left a gap of about 1/2 inch between the sub-flooring and the wall. To cut through electrical boxes, use the keyhole saw. A drywall saw can be used to remove excess length from drywall sheets.

The final step is to finish the job after all the drywall has dried. You can either use mud to place corner beads or screw them in, depending on what type of beading was purchased.

The traditional method is also available: You can cover the ceiling with tongue and groove wood planks or beadboard panels that you can purchase through any lumber supplier.

If you have a ceiling fixture, it can make things a bit more complicated. To ensure that the ceiling box matches the new ceiling surface, the light fixtures must be removed and the box extensions installed. If you are not confident with DIY wiring, hiring Port St Lucie Popcorn Ceiling Removal & Drywall Repair Pros may be necessary.

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Safety considerations

Spray texture was a popular ceiling finish between the 1950s and the 1980s. For most of those years, spray texture contained 1 to 10 percent asbestos. As long as the texture is solid, asbestos spray-on ceiling texture poses no danger. However, a textured ceiling can begin to crumble and release microscopic asbestos particles into the atmosphere. These can then be inhaled. A badly crumbling ceiling should be replaced for health reasons and aesthetic purposes.

A textured ceiling with asbestos can be sealed under a layer of new or old drywall. It would help to be careful when installing the texture material. Also, use a mask to protect your face from any potential damage.

Asbestos testing is a good idea before you start covering your ceiling. If asbestos is found in the ceiling, you should be careful when wrapping it with insulation panels or drywall.

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