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How to Hang Drywall on a Cinderblock Wall

When you attach drywall to a cinderblock or cement wall, you'll need something called hat channel.

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Top 100 Drywall Projects

  1. 1. Drywall Tools and Prep

    DIY Network explains the essential tools needed for installing drywall.

  2. 2. 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.

  3. 3. 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.

  4. 4. Tips and Tricks for Accurately Cutting Drywall

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

  5. 5. Best Mold Fighting Solutions (03:05)

    Here are effective tips for safely cleaning moldy areas in your home.

  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. Frame Dividing Wall (02:47)

    Framing a dividing wall is a simple project that you can do yourself.

  8. 8. 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...

  9. 9. Bathroom Facelift (04:48)

    A bathroom gets a sleek upgrade with sheetrock, paint and a new vanity.

  10. 10. How to Hang Drywall

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

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 11. Close Cuts (01:27)

    To make close cuts or smooth rough edges, shavers or rasps come in handy.

  12. 12. Finishing Drywall: Tape and Joint Compound

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

  13. 13. Quick Clamp, Quick Plumb (03:08)

    Check out some timesaving tools that will make construction a breeze.

  14. 14. How to Patch a Hole With Scrap Drywall

    Step-by-step instructions for repairing drywall damage by making a patch from scrap drywall.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 15. Spiral-Cutting Tool Basics

    DIY Network experts explain why a spiral-cutting tool is a great addition to any toolbox. See how it can cut through drywall, tile, har...

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