Taping Drywall Problems



Because drywall joint compound is fairly soft, when taping drywallone needs to use a drywall tape to cover the seams to give the joint compound more strength holding the seams. But not doing the taping right can lead to the need of drywall tape repair of the tape.

Unique problems can arise when using various tapes when taping drywall. It is better to do it right the first time. It is a lot easier to correct the potential problem before the mud has dried. And let me tell you, it can be harder to redo the problem you have created instead of taking the extra time to do it right the first time.

Below are some problems that I have come across when taping and mudding drywall. Hopefully, with an explanation of some of these problems, you will be able to not have to deal with them. But if you do have a problem, you will have a better idea of what you need to do to correct it.

Bubbled or Rippled Corner Tape. Does it seem as though the corner in your living room or bedroom is going into contortions. It almost looks like the corner is bubbling or rippling. Well it probably is. To find out more about bubbling or rippling corner tape, to find out more about Bubbled or Rippled Corner Tape, Click Here. Loose Paper Tape. Loose paper tape on the wall joints is usually caused by one of two things. To find out more, To find out more about Loose Paper Tape, Click Here.

Mesh Tape Problems. Because nylon tape is a mesh it does not have the strength of paper tape. It can bend, move, twist and move on you. So you need to make sure you have secured the tape when you put it down. To find out more,

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