Thanks ED! Drywall up and in..

HUGE Thanks to my buddy Ed for helping take care of some last minute framing/blocking and proper vinyl window installation before the drywallers showed up the next day. Ed noticed the 2 vinyl windows were just held into their opens with a couple small pieces of wood the night before the drywallers were going to show up. Being the can do guy he is, he properly installed them with screws, 2 beads of caulk, and spray insulation. WHEW! He stayed up late two nights in a row to take care of all the miscellaneous tasks with me. It was a hoot.



Isaac and his crew stormed the house with more than 186 sheets of 5/8" drywall this past week. It's the biggest transformation since the demolition. For those keeping score, he charged me $16/sheet for hanging and taping, labor only. We ordered 200 sheets from Menards last week, and they dropped it on the curb using a forklift. Isaac's crew took the drywall in one piece at a time, and then a 2-man crew hung the drywall in 2.5 days. It took them Mon-Thurs to finish it with 3 coats of mud. They did some light cleaning of the drywall dust, but didn't cleanup all the splats of mud on the floor. I'll have to go back with a scraper to really get the floor back. Anyway, they did a great job and I'd recommend them to others.

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  1. Great blog and great looking project. I was wondering if you could provide Isaac's contact info or full business name? Thanks, Dan

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  2. I've lost touch with Isaac unfortunately. You can try contacting Ames drywall supply, and see if they have his number. I know he was a frequent customer there, they probably know him.

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