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How to Install New Drywall

These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to demolish an existing wall and install new drywall as part of a room transformation.

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Materials

  • drywall screws
  • joint compound
  • 3" framing nails
  • drywall tape
  • primer sealer
  • speed square

Tools

  • tarp
  • gloves
  • cordless drill
  • utility knife
  • safety glasses
  • chalk line
  • putty knife
  • sanding sponge
  • paintbrush
  • paint roller
  • paint tray
  • laser level
  • ear protection
  • rubber gloves
  • circular saw
  • reciprocating saw
  • hammer
  • ladder
  • dust mask
  • broom
  • dustpan
  • measuring tape

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