Drywall Installation North Providence RI

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AJ Drywall and Plastering
(401) 323-9252
120 westwood ave
cranston, RI
Woodcraft - Providence, RI
(401) 886-1175
1000 Division Street
East Greenwich, RI

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Mt. Pleasant True Value Hdw.
(401) 351-7200
249 Academy Ave
Providence, RI
Hardware On The Square True Value
(401) 831-1400
1911 Westminster St
Providence, RI
Durfee True Value Hdw.
(401) 461-0800
65 Rolfe Sq
Cranston, RI
The Home Depot
700 Centre Of N E Blvd
Coventry, RI
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-7:00pm

The Home Depot
1255 Ten Rod Road
North Kingstown, RI
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

(401) 215-1596
1703 Mineral Springs Avenue
North Providence, RI
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Standard Do it Best Hardware
(401) 438-1420
360 Taunton Ave
East Providence, RI
Kamco True Value
(401) 463-5266
37 Amflex Dr
Cranston, RI
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Drywall tips


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!


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.


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.


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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