How to Sand Drywall with Power Sanders

Best practices for Sanding Drywall with a Power Sander


Drywall is an extremely popular construction material for finishing interior walls. It’s durable, cost-effective, easily installed and repaired, so there’s little wonder why it’s the first choice for both DIYers and contractors. However, sanding can be slow and tedious work unlike the heavy duty work of moving and installing panels of drywall which is much quicker. It’s often described as one of the worst jobs in home renovating! Why? Well, it can often be the case that you end up...

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The Makita Tools Range & Where You Can Get Them


Makita is one of the biggest manufacturers of power tools in the world. Now with over 100 years of experience, Makita products are globally renowned for their performance and quality. It’s little wonder then, that Makita tools are incredibly popular with plasterers, dryliners and handymen alike...

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The Milwaukee Tools Range & Where to Buy Them


Milwaukee is a huge brand and well renowned in the drylining and plastering industries. If you’re wondering what products they make and where you can buy them from then wonder no more, as you’ve come to the right place. About Milwaukee Tools The Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation is a brand w...

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How to Use Joint Compound


Joint Compound (AKA mud or drywall taping mud) is a tool that every dryliner should be able to use. In this article we explain exactly what jointing compound is and how to use it like a pro! What is a Jointing Compound & What is Jointing Compound Used For? Put simply, Jointing Compound is a wh...

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How to Install Gypwall Partition & Crimping vs Screwing


In this article we explain how to easily do metal stud framing and create wall partitions as well as discussing the benefits between using screws vs. metal stud crimpers. How to install Gypwall partition Gypframe studs are designed to interlock with each other so they can be extended. You shou...

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Mixing Plaster


If you’re wondering how to mix plaster by hand, how to mix plaster for wall repair or how to make plaster for walls, then you’ve come to the right place! With the correct information and technique, mixing plaster can be simple but mixing it to the correct consistency is hugely important for gett...

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The Best Drywall Knife for Cutting Drywall


When it comes to cutting drywall, there are a number of different knives you can use to get the job done each with their own pros and cons. In this article we take a look at each of those options and determine how best to efficiently and quickly cut drywall. There are other tools that you can use...

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Gypsumtools & FATE Partnership


  We are happy to announce our partnership with the Finishing and Associated Trades Equity, powered by social media FATE realised an opportunity to help the people of the construction industry. Director Graham Helm, further aiding the subcontractor within the Drylining and Plastering ind...

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The Ultimate Drylining Guide


Dry lining is a great way to give a smooth finish to surfaces enabling you to decorate them right away. However, there's a bunch of skills you need to learn, tricks & tips to master and tools to consider before approaching your first project. That's why we here at Gypsumtools have created ...

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Bounce Back’s Trainees Get Hands On With Gypsumtools


In recent months Gypsumtools teamed up with Bounce Back, a charity and social enterprise which focuses on training and employing ex-offenders in the construction industry. Gypsumtools sought an opportunity to aid the charity knowing that their most popular course is Drylining, as a result Gypsumtool...

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Industry Leading 7-Year Warranty


Last year the American based Taping Tools Company Level 5 Tools, embarked on a project of New Product Development to achieve better performance, innovation and higher quality amongst all of their product offering. Since the new tools have been released, Level 5 and their stockist have received endle...

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Welcoming IRWIN TOOLS


Gypsumtools are pleased to announce the introduction of IRWIN TOOLS to our product range, we recently attended The Toolbank Tradeshow in Chateau Impney, Droitwich in March. This is where our we spoke to IRWIN TOOLS about their product range and how they could benefit Gypsumtools. We decided t...

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