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Hanging drywall on your own is one way to cut down on costs. To help get you going, here are four expert-proven tips to installing drywall like a pro. 1) Gather the right tools Before you begin your drywall installation, make sure that you have the proper tools and materials ready to go. You should have:

Tip 1: Fill wide gaps with setting compound—it hardens quickly and won’t shrink Regular drywall compound shrinks too much to be used for wide gaps and voids and it takes days to dry. Setting compounds, on the other hand, harden quickly and hardly shrink at all. And you can apply your tape coat as soon