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What do I need to know about drywall?

Like all aspects of a house, your drywall needs maintenance and occasional repairs. Whether you’re starting from the ground up or need to patch up a wall after an accident has punched a hole through it, we can help.

At Bauerle Roofing, we’re more than just a roofing contractor. We’re also experts in drywall installation and finishing. You can count on our expertise to handle all of your drywall needs.
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FAQ

What is the lifespan of drywall?
To understand the lifespan of drywall, it’s helpful to learn about the materials that it’s made of. Drywall is a panel made of gypsum, which is a mineral that’s commonly used in many forms of plaster and other products. That gypsum is sandwiched between layers of paper or fiberglass.

Because of its mineral composition, drywall surfaces can last about as long as concrete. It has the strength to last years, and generally only needs to be replaced in the event of serious damage.
How can I maintain my drywall?
Here are a few maintenance tips for your home’s drywall.
  • Cleaning your drywall – Drywall is a relatively delicate material, and should be treated as such. When you decide to clean your drywall, don’t use abrasive cleaning materials like a stiff-bristled brush or the scrubbing side of a sponge. Only use a soft cloth when cleaning your drywall.
  • How to avoid staining – Again, drywall is relatively delicate, and heavy-duty cleaning agents will only make the damage worse. Stay away from detergents of any kind, and stick to simple soap when cleaning.
  • Drywall and the elements – Drywall panels are meant to be kept in room-temperature conditions. Any excessive humidity or extreme temperatures can damage your drywall, so make sure your home’s ventilation and air conditioning are working properly.
How can I book drywall repair in Indianapolis?
In most cases, drywall repairs are a simple job. That being said, these projects should always be carried out by a professional. Drywall is relatively soft and prone to deterioration, so an experienced contractor using the right materials and tools should always be the individual who carries out the job.

Our roof contractors are skilled in installing and finishing drywall, and they’re just a call away. Before you book your drywall repair, you can get a free estimate to understand the potential costs of the repair. Just fill out the simple information below and we’ll get in touch with your estimate, completely free of charge.

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