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How to Hang Drywall

In most situations, drywall is installed horizontally with the top pieces secured first. Read on for complete instructions.

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Materials

  • drywall
  • drywall screws
  • mesh drywall tape
  • drywall joint compound
  • primer
  • paint

Tools

  • framing square
  • pencil
  • electric screwdriver
  • drywall jack
  • drywall knife
  • drywall sanding screen
  • dust mask

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