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How to put dry wall on plaster walls?

I need the cheapest way to fix my walls in my living room and fast...?

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  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2013

    I personally wouldn't do it myself, but I would check out commercial painting. They could do it for you and save yourself the headache.

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    Steve Apr 13, 2014

    if you want to actually fix the wall, scrape everything you can off with a 6" drywall knife then solid float with drywall mud.

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    Steve Apr 13, 2014

    But Personally I would just hand some new 1/4" drywall over it or some cheap paneling.

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    Steve Apr 13, 2014

    Hang, not hand... typo.


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If you want to use drywall you can get 1/4 inch drywall and lay it over the plaster, You can anchor it to the studs under the plaster or you can get 1x2 furring strips and anchor those with glue or screws and then anchor the drywall to those. If you are going to do anything with the ceiling, you should do it first. Then the walls. If you are going to use drywall on the ceiling then you have to take the false ceiling out. Also you have to use a thicker drywall on the ceiling. You could leave the ceiling lattice intact and just put in new panels.

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