Neither is it easy nor totally impossible as some people would have us believe, for dry walling your home. For dry walling you have to follow a few simple steps. You will need equipment like plaster, patches, paint, hammer, joint putty, scraper, sandpaper, Tray, putty trial, thinner and many other tools to complete the work. It also depends on the size of the area about the exact kind of tools and materials necessary.
Sandpaper will be necessary. Once you start the drywalling process you will need to remove all lumps by giving the walls a thorough sanding until clear white is visible. Use a cloth to complete the procedure by cleaning down the wall by removing any sand particles.
If the wall has holes in it, plaster will get in. So fill in the holes with the scraper and putty trial by applying the joint putty and patch where necessary. When, a second coat of plaster is necessary, repeat the course of action until the hole is filled and scraped down to fineness.
Do not start to drywall until you have sand down the area, smoothed out the surface, and washed the wall, removing any dust particles from the wall. Do make sure that the area is dry, before you sandpaper the same. Follow the drywall method by following the systematic steps shown to you in the kit provided, till you achieve a clear smooth area.
After improving the wall by dry walling, paint it. Choosing the correct brushes and paint suited to the job will help you achieve the best effect. Before you shift around your furniture at home paint the base line area. Let the paint dry and touch up by re-arranging the, curtains and furnisher and other home items.
Dry walling is more time consuming than being difficult.
At times you can get make do with repairs rather than go for a big change. Since the walls are layered, a bit of a plaster and other tools and materials could spruce up the area. But if you have rotted area, you may want to think about other options; else you could hire an expert to get the repair done.
In case you have areas in your home which indicate wear and tear, taking care of the problem immediately can save you many problems later on. Usually a repair work is less troublesome than entire improvements, thus repairs almost always are a cheaper option.
Soon after the spackle is applied, use your sandpaper sand on the area. Use your scraper to remove or clear up the area if you notice any peeling, paint or loose plaster. Once the spackle starts drying and is sanded add a second coating to cover the entire hole. Now sand and prime the patched part. Now, you are ready to paint.
Wasnt that easy?