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How to Repair Damaged Plaster

These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to easily repair damaged plaster drywall.

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Top 100 Drywall Projects

  1. 1. Drywall Basics: Measuring, Prep and the Different Types

    DIY Network has install tips and handy formulas for figuring out how much drywall you'll need.

  2. 2. Insulation and Interior Walls

    The do-it-yourself contractors from DIY Network's Be Your Own Contractor discuss the various aspects of interior walls and insulation.

  3. 3. Patching a Celing Hole (01:37)

    Here's how to patch a hole left by the removal of a ceiling light fixture.

  4. 4. Nails or Screws (01:52)

    You have two options for attaching drywall to the studs: nails or screws.

  5. 5. Tips and Tricks for Accurately Cutting Drywall

    DIY Network has pro tips on how to properly cut and fit drywall.

  6. 6. Installing Drywall on Ceilings, Arches and Around Curves

    DIY Network has instructions on how to install drywall in the trickiest places.

  7. 7. Closing Up the Walls: Hanging Drywall

    As we follow the Obergs' home construction process, the homeowners take a walk through the house to make sure various facets are in the...

  8. 8. Finishing Drywall: Tape and Joint Compound

    DIY Network has instructions on how to apply tape and joint compound to drywall.

  9. 9. How to Repair Large Holes in Drywall

    Follow these step-by-step instructions to repair seriously damaged drywall.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 10. Closing Up the Walls: Barrel-Vault Ceiling Challenge

    DIY's Home IQ team follows the Obergs' home construction process as the drywall hangers deal with the barrel-vault ceiling in the great...

  11. 11. How to Install Drywall

    While hanging drywall takes some practice, it doesn't require many tools and is fairly straightforward. Learn how to properly hang dryw...

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  12. 12. How to Hang Quarter-Inch Drywall

    Use these step-by-step instructions to hang quarter-inch drywall over existing drywall, saving time and money.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. Gorilla Gripper (00:01:12)

    Check out this tool designed to help one person carry plywood with ease.

  14. 14. A Log House Like Lincoln's? (03:45)

    Build your magnificent log home from an all-inclusive construction kit.

  15. 15. Closing Up the Walls: High-Textured Ceilings

    As the Home IQ team follows the Oberg Familiy in their home construction process, we find out the high-textured ceilings in the Oberg h...

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