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Drywall Installation Emporia KS

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Waters True Value
(620) 343-2800
801 W 6th Ave
Emporia, KS
 
Fastenal- Emporia
620-342-5360
2910 W. Hwy 50 Suite 1 Emporia, KS, 66801
Emporia, KS
 
First Start Small Engine Sales
(620) 343-0983
5 Commercial St
Emporia, KS
 
Reeves-Wiedeman CO
(620) 342-7121
506 Funston Street
Emporia, KS
 
Defoor Bobcat Service
(620) 343-7640
1937 East USHighway 50
Emporia, KS
 
Emporia - Auth Hometown
(620) 342-2874
1602 Industrial Street
Emporia, KS
Store Hours
Hometown Dealers
Store Type
Hometown Dealers
Hours
Mon:9-18
Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
Thu:9-18
Fri:9-18
Sat:9-18
Sun:11-16
Store Features
Mon:9-18
Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
Thu:9-18
Fri:9-18
Sat:9-18
Sun:11-16

Clark Farm & Home Store True Value
(620) 273-6656
4th & Cottonwood
Strong City, KS
 
Davies Nursery & Garden Center
(620) 342-5736
1601 Prairie Street
Emporia, KS
 
Designs by Sharon
(620) 342-6868
703 Commercial Street
Emporia, KS
 
Bluestem Farm & Ranch Supply
(620) 342-5502
2611 West USHighway 50
Emporia, KS
 

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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