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Drywall Installation Fort Dodge IA

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Scandinavian Woodshop /Sawmill
(515) 548-3449
2835 Baxter Avenue
Somers, IA

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Crossroads Mall
(515) 574-8200
307 S 25Th St
Fort Dodge, IA
Store Hours
Sears Stores
Store Type
Sears Stores
Hours
Mon:10-21
Tue:10-21
Wed:10-21
Thu:10-21
Fri:10-21
Sat:10-20
Sun:12-18
Store Features
Mon:10-21
Tue:10-21
Wed:10-21
Thu:10-21
Fri:10-21
Sat:10-20
Sun:12-18

Fastenal- Humboldt
515-332-1352
1006 13th Street North Humboldt, IA, 50548
Humboldt, IA
 
Kmart 9309 / Cross Merch
(515) 832-5523
2307 Superior St
Webster City, IA
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Beam of Fort Dodge
(515) 573-4545
1719 National Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Fastenal- Ft. Dodge
515-576-2677
3014 5th Ave South Ft Dodge, IA, 50501
Ft Dodge, IA
 
Sande Construction & Supply Co
(515) 332-2152
1111 16th Ave North
Humboldt, IA
 
Lamperts
(515) 832-4490
2010 W 2nd Street
Webster City, IA
 
Webster City True Value
(515) 832-6300
541 Second St
Webster City, IA
 
Earl May Nursery & Garden Center
(515) 576-4231
168 South 25th Street
Fort Dodge, IA
 
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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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