Step 8: Cover the seams

covering drywall patch seams with joint compound
Photo: David Carmack
«»
Add more "mud," then trowel off the excess. Work from the center of the patch outward to avoid wrinkling the screen.
Ask TOH users about Drywall & Plaster

Contribute to This Story Below

    Tools List

    • drywall saw
      Drywall saw
    • drywall taping knife
      12-inch taping knife
    • six-inch taping knife
      6-inch taping knife
    • utility knife
      Utility knife
    • ratcheting screwdriver
      Screwdriver
    • sand paper
      Sander paper

    Shopping List

    1. WINDOW SCREENING

    2. DRYWALL

    3. JOINT COMPOUND

    4. SCREWS

    5. WOOD STRAPPING