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Old 05-01-2010, 04:15 PM   #1
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Can I use the other side of drywall as the front?

I have a piece of drywall that my dad needs and on the right side I practiced doing a texture and was wondering if I can use the other side.

Will the drywall screws go in the same and will the mud adhere?


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Can I use the other side of drywall as the front?

I have a piece of drywall that my dad needs and on the right side I practiced doing a texture and was wondering if I can use the other side.

Will the drywall screws go in the same and will the mud adhere?


Thanks very much.
No! Dry wall is cheap and it will be less of a problem if your Dad has a new piece to work with!

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Thanks W. I will send him out and purchase some.
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You COULD use the back side, but the backing paper is much coarser/rougher than face paper and the entire surface would have to be glaze coated and sanded prior to paint. Easier to buy new.
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you can use the backside it just has to face the studs
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Just like laying grass sod! The brown side faces the earth!
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I might use it in a closet or somewhere it will be covered
--behind kitchen cabinets etc
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That was awesome.
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