Hire Cambridge Drywall Services for Smooth, Even, and Seamless Finish
When it comes to home improvements projects, do-it-yourself painting and wallpapering are fairly common. It is a different story with drywalls, however. According to Angie’s List founder Angie Hicks, “DIY projects can be a lot of fun but, honestly, drywall is a lot harder than it looks. It’s heavy material, takes lots of tools. It’s really best left to the professionals,” In light of this advice from a home improvement authority, Cambridge residents will do well to hire professional Cambridge drywall services for their needs.
Small drywall repair jobs can be done yourself, but even those can get complicated. The real problem lies in installing new drywall and maintaining it. Hanging the drywall, which can weigh up to 80 pounds, is only one part of the process. After that, mudding, taping, and sanding need to be done meticulously to make sure that the drywall comes out flat and even. Otherwise, the joints between the sheets may be visible.
Drywall is one of the most common building materials in the world for many reasons. A well-installed drywall can be very attractive and easily complement the ceiling. It also highly versatile and goes well with almost any interior styling.
In addition to appearance, drywall also helps improve insulation and maintain room temperatures, adding to the home’s energy efficiency. It is also more fire resistant, with the ability to slow down and contain fire.
Drywall is known to be stable, although because it is thinner than plaster and has joints, it is more susceptible to holes and dents, particularly on joints. These are easy to repair, however, often needing nothing more than adding fillers to patch up the dents. There is even mold-resistant drywall, which is coated in fiberglass to prevent mold growth. This type is usually installed in bathrooms, laundry rooms, and other humid areas.
Drywall is affordable as well, and is accessible to just about anyone who wants to improve their home. Good installation is paramount, however, if you want a smooth and flat finish. Bumps on drywalls, especially on joints, can be very unattractive, and can ruin even the best paint or wallpaper job. To achieve this, it is best to let the experts in Cambridge drywall services, such as those from CertaPro Painters of Waterloo, do the job for you.
(Source: Why drywall may not be a DIY project for you, News4JAX, March 2, 2015)