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  1. Drywall & Plaster
    Hello - I'm struggling to cover the actual corner of the corner bead. I feel like I have each time I add mud and then sand I'm left with a tiny bit of the metal exposed. Any advice on how I properly cover this? I've repeated the same procedure about 4 times and I'm not getting anywhere...
  2. Building & Construction
    I've gutted my bathroom and I am in the process of putting it all back together. Here is the dilemma. I have installed the cement board in the tub surround but I have not taped it yet. I have installed the drywall that meets the cement board at the outside corner. I've attached a picture. I...
  3. Drywall & Plaster
    I am always looking for new products and ideas that will improve the quality of my work or take less time. Paper-Faced Metal Corner Bead seems to do both. According to one manufacturer who offers a 30-year warranty, "Paper-faced bead products eliminate corner cracking commonly experienced when...
  4. Drywall & Plaster
    My house is approx. 20 years old. Recently, the corner bead in several places has started to come loose and there is a crack along the edge of it. I tried to repair one strip by first just mudding over it, but the crack just reappeared. I then putting in a couple of drywall screws, but the...
  5. Remodeling
    Hello and thanks for reading; Can an outside corner where hardibacker meets drywall be finished with tape and mud (no cornerbead) even if there is 1/4"furring strip behind the hardibacker? Essentially, the drywall is cut to the framing so now the hardibacker and wood furring strip will cover...
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