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Drywall Installation Los Alamos NM

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Metzger's Do it Best Hardware
(505) 662-3715
1607 Central Avenue
Los Alamos, NM
 
Hacienda Home Centers
(505) 753-2131
430 S Riverside Drive
Espanola, NM
 
Cooks True Value Hardware
(800) 642-7392
518 Paseo De Onate
Espanola, NM

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Country Farm Supply
(505) 753-4500
230 North Riverside Drive
Espanola, NM
 
Landscapes By Dennis
(505) 699-2900
Po Box 8360
Santa Fe, NM
 
Los Alamos Hme Imprvmt Co
(505) 662-5371
232 Dp Rd
Los Alamos, NM
 
Lowe's
(505) 367-1900
407 Lowdermilk Lane
Espanola, NM
Hours
M-SA 7 am - 9 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

All Ways Service Corporation
(505) 661-0111
280 Central Park Square Suite D
Los Alamos, NM
 
Property Connection
(505) 672-1114
1702 North McCurdy Road
Espanola, NM
 
High Desert Landscape Maintenance Inc
(505) 471-6808
Po Box 28057
Santa Fe, NM
 
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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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