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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 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. Tips and Tricks for Accurately Cutting Drywall

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

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

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

  5. 5. A Piece of Cake (05:29)

    By doing it themselves, Tim and Erica save $11,750 on their kitchen redo.

  6. 6. 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...

  7. 7. Finishing Drywall: Tape and Joint Compound

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

  8. 8. 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...

  9. 9. Sanding (01:56)

    Learn the right way to sand without filling the house with dust.

  10. 10. Specialty Tools (20:00)

    Host Chris Grundy looks at special tools for special jobs.

  11. 11. How to Patch Drywall with Fiberglass Mesh

    Step-by-step instructions for patching a drywall hole using fiberglass mesh tape.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 12. Wallboard Install (04:47)

    Learn how to prep and install wallboard in a DIY bathroom makeover.

  13. 13. How to Hang New Drywall

    Hanging drywall may sound complicated, but it is actually pretty straightforward given the proper instructions.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 14. Drywall Fasteners (01:13)

    Prest-On drywall fasteners are your key to quicker, easier drywall repair.

  15. 15. How to Cut and Rip Boards and Plywood

    Before cutting and ripping large boards or sheets of plywood, know the proper table saw technique. Use these step-by-step instructions ...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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