Plan L: Walls, Ceilings,
record and note your design specs: download
what you need
to do —
- Identify wall covering and room trim:
— paint in living room
— wall paper in foyer
— columns separating dining from living room,
- Drywall uses sheets that are nailed to the wall
studs and then taped and joint compound to leave a
smooth finish for surfacing.
- Ceilings also use drywall sheets and are finished
in the same manner.
- The drywall is the most visible interior part of
your home. Make sure you pick a good drywaller.
- Walls and ceilings may be painted, papered, stuccoed,
tiled, or layered with other exotic materials. See
below for ideas.
- Interior trim is the most precise work of your
project. Trim includes moldings, chair rails, stairway,
window sills, etc.
- Good trim can make an interior home stand out. Make
sure you inspect the trim work carefully as it goes
- Visit our Home Improvement Gallery for complete
information on walls, ceilings and trim for each room:
view center: drywall
view center: wall,
ceilings and trim
view center: stairway
- From howstuffworks.com:
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