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Common Drywall Issues You Should Address As Soon As Possible
Common Drywall Issues You Should Address As Soon As Possible
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Common Drywall Issues You Should Address As Soon As Possible

Drywall is one of the most common interior wall materials, rivaling plaster in popularity. And while plaster was originally thicker and tougher, advances in technology have made drywall more durable than its counterpart. That said, it isn’t indestructible, and there are common drywall issues that you should address ASAP.

Common Drywall Issues You Should Address As Soon As Possible

Read on as Universal Roofing and Exteriors, your local drywall contractor, explains more.

Over-Sanded Drywall

This is one of the most common drywall issues, and we don’t blame you for becoming a bit overzealous when sanding. Drywall, after all, looks good when it’s smooth. However, over-sanding your drywall can compromise its structural integrity because the sanding might have stripped deep into the paper or fiberglass tape.

You should do immediate drywall repair when this happens by retaping the seams. To prevent over-sanding the drywall next time, we suggest shining a light at a low angle. This way, you can easily see if there are rises and bumps on the surface of the wall.

Drywall Screws That Are Driven Too Far

This is another common problem that ends up puncturing and damaging the drywall’s paper. While this might seem harmless, a broken paper face means the holding power of the screw or nail is effectively lost. If you suspect that the screws are driven too far in, have a professional inspect the drywall first so that they can accurately screw the head to the surface of the paper instead of right through it.

Too-Tight Drywall Joints

Drywall joints that are too tight are actually problematic for the drywalls themselves. This is due to the lack of space for the wood framing to expand, which forces the snugly fit drywall joints to crack. This can quickly become a recurring problem if not addressed immediately, and it’s better to have a pro come over to address it since there’s no real retroactive fix.

Universal Roofing and Exteriors offers drywall painting and repair services. Give us a call at (317) 257-0779 for more information on our services. We offer drywall repair throughout Zionsville, Fishers, and Indianapolis, IN.

About Rob Yeary

Rob Yeary is the owner of Universal Roofing. He is a graduate of North Central High School. Rob went on to become a 1986 graduate of Butler University, where he played baseball and studied business and economics.

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