drywall dust

Can Drywall Dust Cause Sinus Infection?

If you’ve been sanding drywall mud and now have a host of respiratory issues, you may be wondering, “can drywall dust cause sinus infection?” In small amounts, drywall dust doesn't cause any issues unless you have an allergy. However, if you are ...
storing drywall in a garage

Can You Store Drywall in a Garage?

If you’ve purchased drywall but haven’t got around to installing it yet, you may be wondering if you can store drywall in the garage. Yes, as long as it is dry and not a lot of moisture.  The main issue with storing drywall in a garage is...
applying drywall mud on wood

Can You Use Drywall Mud on Wood?

While most people only use drywall mud on sheetrock, it can serve other purposes and will stick to nearly any porous surface such as wood and concrete. If you’re wondering, can you use drywall mud on wood? Yes, you can. Since wood is a porous ...
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...
drywall mud

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...