Putting Up Drywall In Bathroom
Cut a length of water resistant drywall according to the measurements from step 1 using a utility knife or.
Putting up drywall in bathroom. Using a drywall lift can make this step easier. For circular cuts measure the distance to all four sides and use a compass to draw a perfect circle before cutting. Drive screws into wall. Leave 1 2 inch 1 3 cm buffer zones on edges when driving screws.
Start by hanging a full sheet as before. Then use a utility knife to cut out the holes or openings. Make sure the five screws are evenly spaced along the strapping or joist. Drive five screws in a single line across the middle of the drywall piece and into a a single strapping or joist.
And a 4 12 sheet will cover 48 sq. How to hang drywall. Hang and tack drywall sheet. Hanging drywall horizontally can lessen the amount of taping required and place the seam at a convenient height.
Cut piece of drywall for corner. Up next 4 types of shower waterproofing systems for your bathroom duration. Position the cut piece of water resistant drywall horizontally. A longer wall may need more than one sheet of drywall.
Don t laugh too hard at. Estimate how much to drywall a room by adding up total surface areas and dividing by square feet per sheet. Account for windows and doors. Tack it in place and then drive drywall screws every 16 inches and into the studs.
You ll need to support any ends that are unsupported for more than 4 in. Step 3 hang drywall. Repeat this process for each strapping or joist underneath the drywall. Hold the drywall in place while a friend screws drywall screws into the joists about 8 to 10 inches apart sinking each screw just below the surface.
Leave gap between floor and drywall. There are 9 steps to completing this project. I do some of the regular gypsum board on the walls and i hang some mold resistant drywall over the bathtub and shower. Screw the drywall into the joists make sure the end of the drywall falls across the center of a joist or stud.
In this video i m hanging some drywall in a bathroom. Don t deduct for doors and windows unless they re very large. Mold resistant drywall for bathtubs. This will strengthen the drywall and produce a seamless wall later.
Measure the horizontal dimension of the bathtub s rear wall.