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  1. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Hello, I'm am wondering if anybody has a Special tool they use instead of a putty knife To peel those butt joints. I don't have a problem Covering them and making them look nice and wide But am tired of peeling and was looking for something faster. Thanks.
  2. General Drywall Discussion
    Hi: is there a noticable difference in how a butt joint looks when durabonded on the first coat as opposed to using all-purpose? Does durabond expand or just not shrink? Happy Thanksgiving
  3. Drywall Finishing
    Just set a large ceiling in an aged care centre.Boxed the thing 3 times.Taped with a banjo then 7,10 and 12 inched boxed it and the recess joints appear to have sucked back.I did blade them off very lightly after each coat.I taped with base coat and second coat then all purpose for the 3rd coat...
  4. Drywall Finishing
    <P>the walls were prepared for level 4 finish and looked great.  the painter painted, in one day, all 3 of his coats of paint(using a spray rig). now all the screws and joints are telegraphing through.  is this because he soaked the walls wet and the drywall is now saturated?  does anyone have...
  5. General Drywall Discussion
    Dealing with a flooded 2 story home.:( House flooded from second floor bathroom. Dryout started the day of the flood by service master. they brought in 20 or so high velocity fans and 4 industrial dehumidifyers. the dryout lasted 4 full days. Fans and dehumidifyers running 24/7. Its now...
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