Katie Barton

screwing drywall

Do Drywall Screws Rust?

If you’re working on a DIY drywall project, you’re probably wondering, do drywall screws rust? Black drywall screws contain a phosphate coating that makes t...

Can You Burn Drywall?

The biggest component of drywall is a soft mineral called gypsum (calcium sulfate).  To form drywall, manufacturers place two thick sheets of paper on ...

Katie Barton

Katie Barton lives with her husband and three daughters in an old log cabin in southern Ohio. She’s always been interested in home improvement and flipped her first house at the age of 23, doing all of the work herself. She now spends her days writing and her evenings tackling DIY projects.