• Restoring discolored and damaged areas
  • Framing to install a patch or replacement
  • Patching holes in ceilings or walls
  • Repairing tape seams and nail pops
  • Installation of new drywall
  • Tape, mud and float seams
  • Prime before texturing to hide seams
  • Texture to match existing surface: flat,
  • Knock-down, popcorn, and orange peel
  • Removing wall paper

Dry wall

The interior walls and ceilings of a large percentage of American homes features drywall. Drywall is excellent for construction, but over time can deteriorate. Leaks from upstairs bathrooms can collapse drywall downstairs. Moving bulky furniture can dent or put holes in drywall. Repair or replacing drywall takes skill, and it is a job for professionals. Cracks in drywall can result from settling. Drywall can be damaged by mice, by people playing darts or by nails pounded in an attempt at picture hanging. SOS Handyman can repair any damage caused by any of these. Drywall services is one of our specialties.

Drywall installation involves tape and nails. Tape can come loose and nails can pop. Sometimes the original contractors cut corners to save money, resulting in inferior installation. If the original installation was poorly done, drywall can sag and become unsightly. Sometimes portions of drywall can become discolored and need replacement. SOS Handyman will diagnose causes of drywall problems. We will patch those holes in your drywall. Sometimes replacement of whole sections may be the best option.

Repair and replacement of existing drywall, as well as installation of new drywall, requires skill and attention to detail. The drywall needs to be carefully nailed, and taped with “mud” applied. Mud is the joint compound that seals the joints between pieces of drywall, and allows the surface to be primed and painted evenly. If pieces of existing drywall are replaced, the new surfaces will need to conform to existing texture and color. Experienced drywall installers makes conforming more likely to be successful.

SOS Handyman can install new drywall in remodeling projects, starting with framing and finishing with priming and painting, and we provide any drywall service you may need. Please call us with any questions you have about your drywall, whether you need repair or new drywall installed.

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