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Determine the size and position for the storage unit that will replace the drywall. Make sure to avoid any load-bearing wall studs. Use a straightedge and a pencil to mark out the space to be removed from the drywall.
Score the drywall with a utility knife, and cut through the drywall with a keyhole saw.
Knock through the drywall with a hammer and remove it.
With the drywall out of the way, remove the studs from the open area of the wall using a reciprocating saw. Make sure to avoid any load-bearing studs.
Clear away the demolition debris and any debris found behind the wall before installing the storage unit.
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