Common Wall Problems and Solutions

Drywall, or gypsum board, is beneficial for several reasons. It is fire-resistant, economical, versatile, durable, noise-mitigating, easily decorated and painted, easy to repair and replace, and much more! For this reason, it is important to take good care of your walls, and keep up with routine cleaning and repairs. Although moderate to major drywall work should be performed by a trained and certified professional who is properly equipped with the right resources, there are some wall problems you can likely tackle yourself. This will save you both time and money.

Continue below to learn some of the most common wall issues, and how to solve them.

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Wall Odors

Lingering wall odors are not pleasant. Worst of all, homeowners can become nose-blind to these foul smells, which can put a delay on fixing the problem. To clean walls of odor, fill a bucket with warm water and a drop or two of liquid dish soap. Using a soft sponge, start at the top of the wall and then work side-to-side on your way down. Use a step ladder to reach the upper areas. As you finish each section, use a towel to dry up any excess moisture. Then when finished, open up some windows and doors to ventilate the room and dry the walls.

Missing Studs

The most common way to locate a wall stud is to use a stud finder. If you do not have one on hand, your best option for located wall studs is to simply use your own fist. Using your knuckles, tap the wall a few times, and then horizontally move over every couple of inches and tap some more. The wall should emit a sound that implies hollowness when you tap, until you tap on a stud. When working with plaster walls, rely on your light switches. Most often, light switch plates are installed inside the first wall stud by the nearest door frame since the box that holds all the electrical wiring needs to be connected to something sturdy.

Small Holes

Large holes in the wall will require professional service, however, small ones can easily be patched up yourself. There are some basic steps to patching up a small hole in drywall. First, use a blade knife to clean up the edges of the hole; try to cut at an angle so that the interior of the hole is narrower than the hole. Next, use painter’s putty and putty knife to fill the hole. Then use the same knife to smooth out the surface, making it level to the wall. After the putty dries completely, lightly sand the area until smooth and level to the rest of the wall. Now, do these same steps, but with your spackle. Once the spackle is finished, you can paint over the spot and enjoy your accomplishment!

Sweaty Walls

If your home or commercial property has wet walls, or walls that “sweat” with condensation, then you may have a mold problem on your hands. Wet walls can be caused by several things, but mostly poor plumbing or leaky pipes. It is important to have a plumbing contractor provide professional diagnostics to determine the cause of your wet walls. Moldy wet walls will require drywall removal, drywall replacement, mold removal, plumbing repairs, water leak diagnostics, and fresh paint. All of these tasks require you to hire a professional.

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When you need trusted customer service, competitive pricing, and outstanding results that last, you need the licensed and qualified experts at Drywall By Local Builders! Whether commercial or residential, we have what it takes to deliver this promise!

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A Professional Indianapolis Drywall Repair Company

Here at Drywall by Local Builders, we are a licensed, bonded, and insured drywall construction company in Indianapolis, Indiana. We provide professional drywall repair, replacement, installation, and finishing for both residential and commercial properties in Indianapolis and throughout Central Indiana. Our general contractors have more than 10 years of experience in the building and construction industry, and provide a wide range of drywall and painting services for properties and complexes of all sizes.

Our experienced drywall contractors offer both residential and commercial drywall service, including repair, replacement, installation, level 5 finishes, new home construction, metal stud framing, custom drywall texture, grid ceilings, and much more. Whether you need acoustic drywall service, new home construction drywall, or something in between, we are the highly-skilled Indianapolis drywall contractors to trust for the results you expect.

We Can Conquer Any Job, Large or Small

Drywall by Local Builders is always fully-equipped to manage any project, regardless of size and scope. We get the job done right the first time, and offer convenient schedule flexibility to accommodate your personal agenda. Our strong dedication to old fashioned values of honesty, integrity, and quality set us apart from our competition. And our “Satisfaction Guarantee” lets you know you can trust our work and be happy with the results for many years. When you enlist our professional Indianapolis drywall crew for drywall service and repair, you are making a safe and educated investment for your property!

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The Difference Between Manual and Spray Drywall Textures

Drywall texture is an important design application that delivers enhanced warmth, appeal, and overall aesthetic to an interior. Although there are hundreds of different styles of drywall texture, all fall under one of two primary application processes: manual or spray. Continue reading to learn more about each category of drywall texture application, including what sets them apart and how to choose which style for your remodel.

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Manual Drywall Textures

When drywall texture is applied by hand, they are manual textures, or hand textures. For this type of drywall texture application, basic hand tools, like trowels and hawks, are used to achieve the desired look. Most often, a simple pan and knife are the tools chosen to apply manual drywall textures. Additional hand tools, such as specialized brushes and rollers, are used to complete the textured swirl, stomp, and swoosh motifs into the drywall mud. Sometimes, commercial paint sprayers are used to apply drywall texture, but this method is still considered manual.

Spray Drywall Textures

When drywall texture is sprayed onto a surface, they are spray textures. This method of drywall texture application requires specialized machinery that pumps drywall texture onto surfaces. Such machines are can be electric or gas-powered, but all are manufactured with powerful pumps that supply drywall mud through inner lines, and out of a special nozzle or tip. The designs in the drywall mud are created using compressed air and a sprayer gun, rather than by hand.

Common Drywall Texture Names:

➤ Skip Trowel
➤ Popcorn
➤ Smooth Wall
➤ Hawk and Trowel
➤ Crows-Foot Stomp
➤ Splatter Knockdown
➤ Orange Peel
➤ Rosebud
➤ Stomp Knockdown
➤ Santa-Fe Texture
➤ Double Skip
➤ Swirl Drywall

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How to Paint Like a Pro

Want to know how the professionals make a painting job look so good? The answer is to combine the right techniques with the right products. Continue below to learn how to paint just like a pro!

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Painter’s Tape is Crucial

When you tape up baseboards before painting, it can seem like a pretty straightforward task. Apply the tape so that the woodwork is covered and move on; right? Well, many times, after the painting is finished and the tape is removed, you can find streaks or drops that managed to seep their way through. To avoid this, do what the pro’s do and use a putty knife to apply the painting tape on baseboards and molding. Press the knife against the tape to ensure a thorough seal. This prevents any paint from getting through.

Hole-Patching and Sanding

One of the most important steps to painting is preparation. Preparation of course includes choosing the proper paint, deciding on a color, purchasing needed supplies, and laying out protective drop canvas for flooring and furniture. But when we mentioned preparation in terms of what the professionals suggest, we mean hole-patching and sanding.  All holes and deficits should be filled in with a joint-compound patching product, smoothed down evenly, and allowed to dry completely. Once these areas of dry, you can sand away all the uneven surfaces.

It is vital to sand away any surface flaws, like spackle, joint-compound patches, nicks, nail holes, scores, scratches, chips, and more the best you can. Do this using a fine grit sandpaper and sanding pole. The fine grit will protect your walls from over-sanding, while the pole will allow you to reach all the way to the high walls and ceiling. Sand baseboards, molding, walls, and more to get an even smooth surface. Once you have an even and smooth surface, you can move forward with your painting project.

Tinted Primer

When joint compound is painted over, it can sometimes absorb all the moisture from the paint and leave a duller, discolored look. This makes all the patched areas on a wall noticeable. To avoid this problem, which professionals refer to as “flashing”, be sure to apply a primer to your walls before painting. But to paint like a professional, don’t just use any primer, use a tinted primer. Although white primer is acceptable and frequently used, professionals typically use a gray-colored primer, or a primer that is close to the color of the finishing paint. This covers patched areas and existing paint better than plain white or ivory primers. This results in a more vibrant finish and less applications.

Paint Boxing

Although you can purchase the same color in five cans, it is not guaranteed that all five cans will look exactly the same. This can be evident in a paint job when a new container is opened halfway through painting. It can result in a different color tones on a wall. To avoid this, professionals “box” their paint by pouring all cans into one large bucket to achieve one consistent color.

Paint Extenders

Ever wonder why a self-paint job looks streaky and a professional’s is always smooth and even? Well the secret is adding a paint extender or paint conditioner into your paint. Popular products, like Floetrol, are designed to slow down the drying process of the paint, allowing a more even application and finish. Not only do paint extenders hide brush strokes, they also eliminate dark lap marks from painting over semi-dried paint.   

Ceilings

When ceilings are textured or bumpy, it can be virtually impossible to paint a clean line between the wall and the ceiling. For this reason, professionals will use a screwdriver to scrape a ridge along the edge of the walls and ceiling. This creates a platform for painting a smooth straight line between ceiling and wall and prevents paint from sticking to ceiling bumps. The resulting ridge should be fine enough so that the lost texture is never noticed, but wide enough for brush bristles to fit.

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What You Need to Cut Drywall in a Short Amount of Time

Ever wonder how professional contractors can get drywall cutting needs met within a short amount of time? Well, that is because they use an age-old, industry secret to save time. Interestingly, this secret method only requires two very basic and common toolbox staples: a tape measurer and a utility knife. But before you rush to the work shed for your toolbox and drywall supplies, it is important to understand that this method of cutting drywall requires a learning curve of practice.

After a lot of practice and patience, you too can cut drywall using this method, just like the pros do. Continue reading to learn how!

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How to Cut Drywall With Only 2 Tools

Many people naturally want to place the tape measurer hook at the edge of the drywall sheet for stability, but this is actually wrong. Instead, the tape measurer hook should be placed along the drywall board where you will be making the actual cut.

From there, you must place the tip of the utility blade against the tape measurer hook and then hold it in place by pinching it with your thumb. Steadily move your free hand to the end of the drywall board and pinch your thumb and forefinger together on the tape measurer at the right increment.

Here’s where practice will pay off for you. In one swift movement, simultaneously move your knife and hands down the drywall using a consistent downward pressure. Once you have completed the cut, simply snap off the scrap piece and cut the paper liner on the other side to separate it entirely.

Practice is the Real Secret

Be sure to practice this method of drywall cutting before making it a staple move in your work. Furthermore, be sure you are wearing all the proper protective gear to reduce the risk of serious injuries. If you are not adept in drywall work, or have little to no experience working with drywall materials, it is not recommended to start with this method of cutting. Learn the basics first, practice for a long time, and then commit to improving your skills as you ride the learning curve. This is the best method of becoming a skilled handyman in any trade.

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How to Get a Stripped Screw Out of the Wall

Whether you forgot to drill a pilot hole or drove a screw too quickly, nothing puts a stop to your project faster than a screw with stripped head. Fortunately, there’s a smooth and efficient way to deal with this frustrating problem. All you need are a few tools and supplies, all of which are reasonably-priced and sold at any local home improvement or hardware store in your neighborhood.

Continue reading to review a basic guide to removing stripped screws from drywall.

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What You Will Need

☑ Drill
☑ Screw Extractor Set
☑ Long-Nose Locking Pliers

For Screw Heads Above the Wall:

Clamp your locking pliers onto the screw, positioning them as close to the wood as possible.

Once you have a solid grip, use the pliers to gently turn the screw counterclockwise. Be gentle to avoid snapping off the screw head.

You can use a piece of cardboard to place around screw to prevent any accidental scratching.

For Screw Heads At or Under the Wall:

For screw heads that are flush with the wood surface or slightly below, you will need to use your screw extractor set.

Using your drill, make a 1/8 inch deep hole in the top of the screw head. It should be large enough to accept the largest screw extractor that will fit the head.

Position the extractor into the hole you drilled, and then slowly turn it counterclockwise and press down until you feel the extractor threads catch.

Slowly turn the extractor to wind the screw out just enough to where you can grab it with your gripping pliers.

Tips for Preventing Stripped Screw Heads

☑ For screws 2 1/2 inches or longer, rub the heads with candle wax or beeswax to reduce friction.

☑ Do not forget to drill pilot holes for your screws.

☑ Choose a drill set that lets you drill pilot holes in multiple sizes to match your screws.

☑ Drill larger pilot holes for hardwoods to avoid splitting.

☑ Always choose the proper screws for your project.

If you have a home improvement project you’ve been waiting to get done, consider professional home remodeling services for outstanding results in a convenient time frame. Need a deck built? Or perhaps some drywall installed? These are the types of services that are better performed by a licensed contractor who retains the proper tools, training, and skills to deliver responsible work and professional results.

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What Can I Use to Safely Clean My Walls?

Have your interior walls seen better days? Are they starting to look more like an interpretive finger painting? If so, there is still hope. You can get your level 5 drywall and paint finish back in just a matter of minutes. All you need are the right supplies and the proper knowledge. Continue reading to learn what items and supplies you can use to clean your home’s walls.

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How to Clean Stains on Walls

Because there is more than one type of wall stain, you will likely need to use more than one type of cleaning method or solution. Each type of wall stain requires a different method of cleaning, so it is important to pay attention to what you are using. Common wall stains include water stains, smoke stains, dirt stains, and mold.

Water Stains

To treat water stains, you will need a soft sponge, a large bucket, clean water, household liquid bleach, and most importantly, a shellac or oil-based primer and some wall paint to match your existing shade. Combine equal parts of water and bleach, and apply to the stains using a soft sponge. You can choose to transfer your solution to a spray bottle for better control and convenience. Allow the solution to dry on the wall stain, and then apply a shellac or oil-based primer to cover the stain. Once the primer is dry, apply your paint.

Smoke Stains

For major smoke damage, professional renovation may be necessary, but as for minor to moderate staining, you will need a chemical dry cleaning sponge, a regular soft sponge, rubbing alcohol, and a floor fan. Use the chemical dry cleaning sponge to wipe the soot and char away. Apply moderate pressure to avoid smudging and smearing. Start side to side, and then top to bottom. This step may take some repeating. Once you have removed as much soot and char as possible, wet the standard soft sponge with rubbing alcohol and gently wipe the walls clean. This step may also take some repeating.

Everyday Dirt and Grease

Everything from fingers and pet dander, to dust, dead insects, and more, can cause dirt stains on walls. To remove a dirt stain, slightly dampen a chemical dry cleaning sponge, such as a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, and then using gentle pressure, wipe the smudge away in a circular motion. Finish by using a standard soft sponge and rubbing alcohol to gently wipe the wall clean.

Sometimes walls are too dirty to clean, in which case, you will likely be better off outsourcing professional drywall replacement. Contact a local Indianapolis drywall company for a free quote to get started.

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Easy Alternatives to Make Your House Warmer

Is your heating system not cut out for this chilling Indiana winter? If you are still not warm enough, consider these simple and effective alternatives instead!

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How to Be Cozy Without Central Heat

Fireplace – One of the oldest ways to stay warm and one of the best. 

Space Heaters – If using space heaters please be careful and make sure to turn off the unit when not being used.  To maximize the effectiveness of the space heater, be sure to close doors or windows in the area being used. 

Lights – Use Incandescent lights instead of LEDs and compact fluorescents because incandescent lights produce heat and LEDs and fluorescents produce very little heat.   

Electric Blankets – More energy efficient than a space heater, and great for one or two people. 

Sleeping Bags – These are meant for outdoor weather and some can be effective in minus 40 degrees.  Hopefully your house will not get that cold.

Cozy Clothes – The best way to wear clothing to stay warm is to layer.  Be sure not to wear so much clothing that it makes you sweat.  Sweating in cold weather can lead to hypothermia.

Warm Beverages – Warming yourself from the inside of your body can be very helpful at warming your core temperature. 

Cooking – The heat created by baking or cooking will not only warm the air but also be able to dry it out.

Candles – Candles produce more heat than you would think but please be careful.  Make sure all candles are blown out when the area is not in use.

Cuddling – Cuddle up to someone warm-blooded, whether a loved one or a pet. Body contact from will allow you to stay warm on cold nights or days. 

Hair Dryer – For a quick warm up…try turning on the blow dryer and dousing yourself with warm. Just be sure not to get too close or you can burn yourself.

Curtains – Keep open during the day and closed at night.

Bushes and Trees – Trim up your bushes and trees so your house gets exposed to as much sun as possible.

Rugs – Rugs allow for an additional layer of insulation, therefore keeping out extra chill. 

Unused Rooms – Closing the door to unoccupied rooms will save heat, while also diverting heat dispersion to high traffic areas where heat is needed.

Windows – Be sure there are no gaps in your window and sills in order to prevent drafts.

Doors – Doors with gaps can allow a lot of warm air out and cold air in.  Sealing doors will prevent this.

Insulation – Adding more insulation to your walls, attic, and closets can instantly increase your home’s warmth factor.

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What You Need to Know About Wet Walls and Mold Growth

If your home or commercial property has wet walls, or walls that sweat with condensation, then you may have a mold problem on your hands sooner than later. Mold grows in dark and moist environments; and since the inside of a wall is dark, when it’s wet, the porous wall material turns into a mold incubator. Wall boards, plywood, drywall, and other wall surfaces are quite absorbent, and can grow mold any time of year if it retains enough moisture.

In the meantime, continue reading to learn what you need to know about the correlation between wet, sweaty walls and mold outbreaks.

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Black and Green Mold

One of the most common types of mold found growing in wet walls is called Stachybotrys Chartarum, or black mold, and has a greenish-black hue. This is not your typical harmless bathroom mold you’ve seen a time or two in your life; this mold is toxic, and can cause respiratory complications and illnesses after long-term exposure or inhalation. In the case of black mold, or any other mold growth in wet walls, it is crucial to outsource immediate mold removal and drywall replacement services.

Since mold is hazardous to our health, it is safer to have a professional company remove moldy walls and mold growth, rather than attempting to do it yourself. Remember, the mold is not the only problem with wet walls, the water leak is also an issue. Moldy wet walls will require drywall removal, drywall replacement, mold removal, plumbing repairs, water leak diagnostics, and fresh paint. This seems like a lot for fixing wet walls, but there is a solution for that too.

Drywall Repair Services for Moldy Walls

Wet walls can be caused by several things, but mostly poor plumbing or leaky pipes. Hiring a team of contractors is the best approach to fixing a wet wall mold problem. It is important to have a plumbing contractor provide professional diagnostics to determine the cause of your wet walls. From there, you need a professional drywall contractor to properly replace the damaged areas, and ensure they will withstand future humidity and moisture risks.

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The True FAQS About Gypsum Board

Continue below to review some of the most pertinent frequently asked questions about drywall and gypsum board, and finally clear up your confusion!

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Are Drywall and Gypsum Board the Same Thing?

Drywall is a construction material made from thin panels of gypsum board. It is used to construct walls and ceilings in residential and commercial structures. Drywall is also called wallboard, gypsum board, and plasterboard. It is called “drywall” because water is not required to use it for wall and ceiling construction.

Gypsum comes from the Greek term, “gypsos”, meaning plaster. It is a naturally-occurring mineral found in sedimentary rock formations. It contains large amounts of water bound in crystalline form, making it less prone to combustion. Gypsum board is a generic term used to describe a family of panel-type products that retain a non-combustible core. These boards are layered with gypsum rock and specialty paper material.

When Was Drywall Invented?

Drywall was first introduced to the market in 1916 after being invented by the U.C. Gypsum Company (USG). Back then, drywall went by the term, “Sackett Board” named after a USG subsidiary called the Sackett Plaster Company. It started off as small, fireproof tiles, and after ten years, eventually transitioned into the product we know today as drywall. By 1945, it was one of the dominant building materials in our country.

What is Chinese Gypsum Board?

Chinese drywall is a term used to reference an environmental health situation involving defective drywall material manufactured in China and imported to the United States in 2001. Laboratory testing revealed that the defective drywall emitted sulfurous gasses, including carbon disulfide, carbonyl sulfide, and hydrogen sulfide.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began investigating the effects of Chinese drywall in 2009, and concluded that there are short-term health implications from exposure, including respiratory problems, asthma irritations, sore throats, chronic headaches, and more. Long-term exposure can have health implications like chronic fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, dizziness, and more.

Is Gypsum Board a Good Choice for Wall Finishing?

Drywall, or gypsum board, is beneficial for several reasons. It is fire-resistant, economical, versatile, durable, noise-mitigating, easily decorated and painted, easy to repair and replace, and much more!

Is Gypsum Board a Man-Made Material?

Gypsum, as mentioned earlier, is found in naturally-occurring crystalline formations in sedimentary rock. To acquire it, gypsum must be mined. Millions of tons of gypsum are mined every year in North America, and most of it is to manufacture drywall products.

Can I Install Gypsum Board?

If you are familiar with drywall work, and you feel comfortable taking on a project, it is possible to hang and finish drywall yourself. However, it is recommended to stick to small projects, like patching holes, and leave the larger projects to a trained team of professionals. When it comes to increasing the value of your home, you want to be sure every precaution is taken when installing new drywall. For this reason, it is best to outsource professional drywall services rather than take on a drywall project on your own.

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