How Long Does Drywall Mud Take to Dry?

How Long Does Drywall Mud Take to Dry?

If you’re like most people, waiting for the first coat of drywall mud to dry is about as exciting as waiting for water to boil, especially when you’re ready to get your project finished. While most manufacturers recommend waiting 24 hours in betw...
How Do You Fix Bubbles in Drywall Mud

How Do You Fix Bubbles in Drywall Mud?

Nobody likes to see bubbles in their drywall mud. They prevent the wall from being completely smooth and leave an uneven surface for the first coat of paint. Fortunately, these bubbles are easy to fix as long as you can identify the cause. The...
bathtub

Can You Install A Bathtub Without Mortar?

Can you install a bathtub without mortar? While it is possible to install a tub without using mortar, it might not be recommended depending on the bathtub type.  A better question is: should you? In many cases, mortar is an essential part of...
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Does Drywall Mud Go Bad?

You pull out a two-year-old bucket of joint compound to finish some freshly hung drywall. But when you open the container, the compound has a horrible smell. Does drywall mud go bad? The short answer is yes.  Drywall mud does go bad. Many...
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Can You Use Expanding Foam Under a Bathtub?

Can you use expanding foam under a bathtub? Yes, this DIY solution is a reliable way to take care of specific issues.  People might use expanding foam when they notice that their bathtub is too cold or has begun to flex underweight. Howev...
How To Level A Bathtub

How to Level a Bathtub

Is it time for a bathroom remodel and a new bathtub? Whether you're trying to update your bathroom or building new from the ground up, you will want to make sure your tub is level.  Leveling your bathtub is important to ensure stability ...
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Will Drywall Mud Stick to Concrete?

If you have concrete walls you’re trying to smooth out, you might think that covering them in a coat of drywall mud will do the trick. Will drywall mud stick to concrete? This depends on many factors, including the humidity levels, the type of...