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Q: Use good-quality, acrylic-based sealers and paints

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When cutting a hole out of a drywall ceiling, prevent the waste piece from falling on your head by twisting a corkscrew through its center. Then, as you complete the cut, you can slowly lower the drywall piece by corkscrew handle.

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