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Drywall Installation Alexandria VA

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Tech Painting Co., Inc
(703) 684-7702
1406-B Leslie Ave.
Washington, DC
 
MarcParc Inc
(202) 464-2900
1233 20th St., NW
Washington, DC
 
Broncos Drywall
(202) 391-1767
4713 Montgomery Pl
Beltsville, MD
Services
drywall contractor, drywall installation, drywall repair, drywall, remodeling contractor, kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeler, home remodel, house painting, and painting contractor.
Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Mon - Fri

The Home Depot
(703)619-5124
7710 Richmond Hwy
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(703)534-9580
6210 Seven Corners Ctr
Falls Church, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Handyman Services of Northern Virginia
(703) 237-0390
2850 Greenway Blvd
Falls Church, VA
 
MidPark Services
(202) 462-1204
55 Quincy Pl., NW
Washington, DC
 
The Home Depot
(703)823-1900
400 S Pickett St
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(703)642-3660
6555 Little River Trnpke
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(703)924-0193
6691 Frontier Road
Springfield, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Drywall tips




Plaster

Workable Plaster

If you are not used to working with plaster, you may find that it dries out quickly! To help, add a little household vinegar to the plaster. You will then be able to work with it longer until your speed increases!

Nails In Plaster

To avoid splitting a plaster wall when driving a nail into it, try heating up the nail first. The hot nail will go through the plaster easier and without any cracks!

Walls

Finding A Wall Stud

Ever wondered how to find a wall stud when you want to hang a picture? Wall studs are usually 16 and 18 inches apart. Tap the wall gently with a hammer. The change in sound will indicate the presence of a stud.

Tearing Down A Wall

First check for your load bearing walls. Load bearing walls can be replaced; but you need to transfer the load from the wall to a header and cripple to the foundation or suitable support.

Sheetrock

Do I have to remove the old plaster or can I use wallboard screws to put sheetrock over the existing plaster? All the studs have been located visually.
You can sheetrock right over the old plaster. Just recognize and plan for the extra width of the walls in the door jam and window framing areas.

Cleaning

Clean Wood Paneling

Do as the experts do and use a cleaning solution such as Murphy's oil soap, sponge and cleaning cloth . Wipe with the woods grain when drying and no streaks!

Textured Ceiling Or Wall

How to clean?? Very carefully! ...

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