Amazing Drywall Secret That Can Save You Money
With the price of everything going through the roof in
the past and just recently starting to come down a little bit, here's a
few money-saving things that you can do on your next drywall project.
Whether you're building a brand-new house or remodeling an existing one, you will need to lay out the project before you start working on it. If you can lay the drywall out strategically, you could save yourself a lot of money and extra scrap drywall pieces.
Not only do the scrap drywall pieces cost you money, because they are now being wasted and won't be able to be used, you need to pay someone to remove the trash or construction waste from your property.
Laying out the drywall can save you in two ways and try not to ever forget that.
Using this amazing drywall secret is how some contractors make more money, doing the same project than other contractors. Let's start with the different sizes of a sheet of drywall. Drywall can be bought and eight-foot, 12 foot or 16 foot lengths and this can be the biggest secret that most people don't know about.
Your job is to figure out what lengths of drywall will work best for your project. It's not hard to do, simply measure the walls in the rooms and figured the jobs accordingly.
If you have a room that's 12' x 16', you could order four sheets of 12 foot drywall, for the 12 foot walls and then you could order four sheets of 16 foot drywall, or eight 8-foot sheets of drywall for the 16 foot wall. It's that simple.
This little construction secrets can go a long way and save the builder quite a few dollars in labor, materials and construction waste.