Watch this video from This Old House to learn how put drywall on a ceiling.
1 Use a drywall T-square to draw lines onto drywall sheet 16 in. on center; these lines correspond to the 1x3 strapping screwed to ceiling joists.
2 Mark onto the drywall the location of any lights or vents in the ceiling.
3 Set drywall sheet onto the drywall lift, then crank it up to the ceiling.
4 Secure drywall to 1x3 strapping with 1 5/8-inch drywall screws.
5 Cut holes for light or vents using a drywall cutout tool.
It’s Black Friday week on WonderHowTo! Don’t miss out on all of the big sales in the Gadget Hacks and Null Byte shops. And if you’ve been wanting to take some classes without going into debt, check out our best deals on online courses for a variety of skill sets. Don’t miss out on these huge discounts: