Wallboard - Carpentry - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Carpentry

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-26-2011, 12:25 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Wallboard


The house we are renting, had wall board installed to finish attic. They didn't mud just laid the wallboard joint taped. We used it as storage and coming thru stairway to low head room caused gashes to the wallboard. How do you fix wholes, and gashes etc. to wallboard? Also the seamed areas the joint tape is warped and cracked, just rip and replace? No money to hire a pro so any help

Advertisement

Lennis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2011, 02:36 PM   #2
Member
 
Gymschu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Eastern Ohio (heart of Appalachia)
Posts: 3,028
Rewards Points: 2,272
Default

Wallboard


Yeah, just rip out the old tape...........if you go to mud over it, you will find yourself very frustrated with bubbles, etc. As for holes and gashes, just use a 4-inch drywall blade, load it up with some joint compound (you won't need much) and skim over the holes at a 45 degree angle so the mud fills the holes. Allow to dry, then apply another coat or two as necessary. Sand, prime, and paint.

Advertisement

Gymschu is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bathroom wallboard hotbread Drywall & Plaster 2 01-30-2011 07:40 PM
Screwing Cementious Wallboard smata67 Building & Construction 2 07-13-2009 10:39 AM
Can Sagging Ceiling Wallboard Be Straightened? MrBill_DIY Building & Construction 4 07-23-2008 02:42 PM
wallboard type analogmusicman Building & Construction 3 02-20-2008 04:24 AM
What type of wallboard? woodeagle Painting 2 01-12-2007 11:53 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts