Tag: drywall

Why Drywall is Dead (and what I’m doing about it)

By Scott Sidler | October 15, 2012

Old Drywall

Drywall is dead. Long live drywall. I can’t say that I’ll miss him (I’m assuming drywall is a him), but he seemed nice enough. Faster than a three-coat old-fashioned plaster job and less expensive to boot. But there has always […]

How To: Repair Old Plaster

By Scott Sidler | November 15, 2011

One of the easiest mistakes to make when renovating a historic home is to tear down the old plaster walls and replace them with modern drywall and joint compound. This not only destroys the historic architecture and features that make […]