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How to Hang Drywall: Drywall Layout
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The first step to hang drywall is to take a pencil and mark on the floor and ceiling the placement of the vertical studs. Start hanging drywall on a corner because it might reduce the waste of material being cut. Hang the piece on the top of the wall first. Place the drywall against the wall and push it against the corner of the studs. All pieces of drywall must begin and end on a stud.

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