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  1. Drywall & Plaster
    3 months after the remodeling of my house by handymen who did the drywall work, now I have couple issues. :sad: I had them remove a non-load bearing wall by the entry door. Then they installed new drywall on the the ceiling by the entry door. I now see one of the seams has cracked nearly all...
  2. Flooring
    I recently bought an used house (20 years old) and after removing the carpet in the living room, I found along one particular seam of the subfloor (I think it’s plywood) the edges are cupping. In other words, this seam is raised and it runs all the way from one wall to the other. There is a...
  3. Drywall & Plaster
    I want to hang drywall in my basement, but leave existing HVAC duct twisting in and out of holes in the new drywall. I can cut holes in the drywall and run the duct through the holes but I am also trying to achieve an air-tight seal. This project is a basement workshop I want to build in one...
  4. Drywall & Plaster
    Hi, hope someone can assist with this problem. I've been converting attic space in my house into two bedrooms, a bathroom and a play area. In one room where the drywall has been finished (but not yet painted), I've been finding cracks along the seams and also areas where the seams are bulging...
  5. Drywall & Plaster
    Hello, I too have joined the ranks and am currently remodeling my bathroom. I am using 1/2" Hardibacker on the walls of my surround for the tub/shower after which I will tile. For now, I have read several threads on how to handle the seams on the Hardibacker and they all make sense...
  6. Drywall & Plaster
    I have just hung new green board in my bathroom, and I used paper seaming tape for the joints. I mudded, and have sanded, and now I am putting on another layer of mud, which theoretically should be my finishing coat, but that is not seeming to be the case! The paper tape has holes in it, i would...
  7. Drywall & Plaster
    Hi - I'm hoping someone can help me here. We have a contractor working on our house right now and just finishing up some drywalling. I noticed that he used a spray adhesive (red) for his drywall taping - but no mud/compound beneath the tape. The seams are now bubbling - some are already...
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