It's possible to hang drywall ceiling without a helping hand or lift if you just use this method.
Hanging drywall can be a difficult task to achieve alone, especially for first-time DIYers. The hardest part is getting it attached to the ceiling without a helping hand. There are a few tools to help you do the job but this easy trick is the most effective. Screws Pulling Out Of Drywall
Jeff Patterson from Home Repair Tutor, is sharing his bathroom remodel which includes installing a new tub and replacing the walls and ceiling with new drywall. He's doing the walls himself and to assist in securing the drywall to the ceiling, he screws a short piece of 2x4 into the wall studs leaving just enough room to slide one end of the ceiling drywall above it, holding it in place.
He also sets his screws into place on the drywall so he doesn't have to fiddle with screws when he's on the ladder holding it in place. Patterson marked out the location of the ceiling joists and transferred that to the drywall, which provides the location of the screws.
Once you've got your walls in place, you're almost done with your project. Just mud the walls and paint them and enjoy your new room.
Timothy is a lifelong DIY enthusiast who is fixated on smart home tech, beautiful tools, and wrenching on his FJ62 Land Cruiser. He’s the DIY editor at Popular Mechanics and also the founder of the home improvement site, Charles & Hudson, the Webby-nominated family site, Built by Kids, and Tool Crave. When not working, you’ll find him on his board or bike enjoying the LA weather with his family and friends. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.
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