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How to Install Water-Resistant Drywall

Water-resistant drywall (greenboard) has a heavy paper backing that's treated to resist moisture. To install greenboard, follow these step-by-step instructions.

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Materials

  • water-resistant drywall
  • drywall compound
  • drywall tape
  • cupped-head nails
  • putty spreaders

Tools

  • saber saw
  • utility knife
  • hammer
  • drywall knife

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