One of the aspects which we feel sets us apart from the rest of the companies in our industry is client education. We are strong believers that the more the clients know, the better they will be able to understand what our amazing solutions can do. In keeping with this mantra, we feel one of the most important aspects clients need to understand is the installation process when it comes to Sheetrock. Below we have gone into a bit of detail surrounding this process, and if you need any more information, all you have to do is give us a shout.
We are talking about the actual Sheetrock itself, rather we are talking about the actual area you are going to be working on. One of the biggest mistakes anyone can make when attempting a solution such as this is poor planning. You don't want to run out of materials halfway through, do you? To ensure our experts never run out, we always ensure that we have enough to cover any mistakes that may happen, as well as making provisions for any Sheetrock that needs to be cut to size. Obliviously this goes for the associated materials as well.
Start With The Ceiling And Screw It Down
Once all the planning is in place and has been double-checked, the best place to start would be the ceiling. One then measures from the top of the wall, running along to the center of the nearest joist. This trick allows us to give the Sheetrock extra strength. Now that this step is done, we cut, and then directly attach the Sheetrock to the ceiling. It may seem easy enough, but remember, we just make it seem easy because we are lucky enough to have some of the finest experts working for us here at Encinitas Drywall, Plastering And Remodeling Inc.
Mudding Is Key
No, we don't want you to dirty your newly installed drywall. Rather mudding is a term used in the industry to describe the process of giving your Sheetrock that seamless look and feel. Ultimately preparing it for painting and texturing later. Now we are not going to go into the finer details. Mainly because we do not want to give away our secrets, but mostly because we do not want to bore you to death. It is much better to see it in the flesh, that's why we always encourage our clients to give us a call.
Tape Joints And Repeat
Whilst your mud is busy drying, it is the perfect time to tape up those joints. This is a two-man job and requires a bit of coordination. Once this has all been completed, we find it best to re-mud the Sheetrock after at least 24 hours. To help you understand why we do this, the best example we can use is painting your normal wall with multiple layers. It is precisely the same concept. Now we hope you have learned a few things, but we are sure you know we have left some steps and secrets out. To find out what they are, give us a call today