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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is the difference between sheetrock and drywall?

People sometimes use the terms “sheetrock” and “drywall” interchangeably, but they are not exactly the same. Drywall is the industry term for prefabricated sheets of wall, while Sheetrock is the brand name of a type of drywall. Depending on what room is being built, your drywall installation pro will select different thicknesses or grades of drywall. Standard residential drywall is ½-inch thick. Garage walls adjacent to a living space are typically ⅝-inch thick and serve as a firewall. For a garage ceiling, most contractors will use firewall-grade drywall materials to keep your home as safe as possible.

Different types of drywall can be color-coded to indicate their purpose. Purple or green drywall boards are often mold-resistant (MR) and are applied where moisture tends to accumulate, such as in bathrooms and basements or behind tile backsplashes at sinks. These mold-resistant sheets have a fiberglass instead of a paper facing finish to prevent water absorption. Regular drywall is gray or white. The drywall industry is constantly adapting with technology to provide safer and more targeted materials. You can even install soundproofing drywall to help prevent noise transfer through rooms.

How much does it cost to put up drywall?

The national average cost to hire a drywall installation professional ranges $375-$1,500, depending on the job at hand and where you are in the country. Your drywall installation cost will often be lower if the professional is installing the drywall in a new construction with open access as opposed to a remodel. The square footage of the job, the amount of materials, and the labor required also determine drywall prices. According to drywall pros, materials costs can range from 15 percent to 50 percent of your total project cost, depending on the work you’re having done. Request several quotes from drywall installation companies to find the right fit for your construction project. The quotes may be based on the company’s standard cost per square foot or a calculation of the time estimated to complete the job plus the size of the job plus materials and any travel fees. For example, drywall installation for one or two standard-size rooms could cost $900-$1,500. The cost to hang and tape an outbuilding with approximately 40 drywall sheets at 75 cents per square foot could total $1,450, including 3.75 days of labor for the drywall crew.

How much does it cost to repair drywall?

The national average price range to repair drywall is $210-$300. Drywall prices can vary greatly depending on the size of the hole or crack that needs repair, the amount of materials required, and other factors. Cracks can appear at the seams in your drywall due to uncontrollable factors like your house settling or even minor earthquakes. Drywall, although sturdy, will break with enough impact, so if a dresser falls and crashes into a wall or your have a mishap hammering in nails for artwork, you could need drywall repair. Drywall repair professionals may have a minimum service fee of $100-$150 regardless of the size of the job. This ensures that their business expenses are met anytime they send their crew out to a job. Here are some additional examples of average drywall repair prices:

  • Sand and texture five wall patches: $200 (45 minutes of labor and $40 of materials).
  • Repair a 4x8 section of wall: $225 (labor $150 and materials $75).
  • Replace drywall in an entire bedroom: $1,500 (price varies depending on the number of windows, whether there’s metal trim, etc.).

Who do I hire to install or repair drywall?

A general contractor, handyman or a drywall contractor (or company) can usually install and repair drywall. It’s recommended that you call one of these types of pros when your drywall needs to be repaired, such as after a plumber or electrician has completed their work. 

Look up local pros online and compare their profiles, paying extra attention to their ratings, reviews, experience and list of services. Contact three to five pros to get cost estimates for your project.

Do you need a license to repair drywall?

Pros may need to obtain a license to fix and install drywall. It’s always worth checking with your local government about whether a drywall company or contractor has to be licensed before they work on your project.

Reviews for Phoenix drywall contractors
Michelle L.
Rigo did an excellent job repairing several stress cracks in my home's ceiling and walls. He was professional, personable and efficient. I would absolutely recommend Imperial Drywall to anyone in need of a drywall contractor.
Imperial Drywall LLCImperial Drywall LLC
Mike F.
Ron is not your typical contractor. He booked a time with me, and showed up on time, did great work, and cleaned up. To top it all off he was the most reasonable quote i received from multiple professionals. He repaired some water damaged drywall on a downstairs ceiling, some drywall near an arcadia door, and did a complete texture job on a bathroom i am remodeling. All turned out looking fantastic and blended in with the old drywall perfectly. Book Ron with confidence he will do a great job for you.
RJ's Painting & DrywallRJ's Painting & Drywall
Rachael N.
We hired Ray's company when our General Contractors work on our commercial pet boarding and grooming project (Mama Bear's Bed & Biscuit) started to majorly decline. We were concerned how the finish work would look so we hired Ray for Drywall mud and texture in the hopes we would have a better outcome. They did a great job so we ended up hiring them for a number of additional jobs (Door Install, FRP, Dumawall install) as well. His team did a good and were all very polite. We will definitely use them in the future for other projects!
Ray’s painting & more LLCRay’s painting & more LLC
Michele B.
Irvin responded to my request within minutes and came to my home within three hours of my posting. He's quiet and very friendly. He and his partner are truley experienced. I explain to him what I wanted a little more in details this time and he asked a couple of questions. He gave me some advice on a tricky area for the drywall, and area that I missed but, would have caught if he the finished it without alerting me. Professional. I left them in the room and I returned periodically. With each return there was a great improvement. I am so please with his work. They were professional, clean and got right to it. The areas were taped with plastic. When they left my home the area was clean and swept. Although it took approximately three hours, he finished earlier than projected. He didn't know until he came to my home that I needed the drywall up, like yesterday. He started two days later after or meeting. I realize it was also timing, but the fact that he came out within hours helped facilitate me finding a contractor. Oh, yes and I accidentally tore off two checks when I paid him, and he knocked on my door three minutes later and gave me back the blank check. Honest. I hope I don't need a drywall professional again but, if I do I will definitely use him again! Thank you and Best Wishes!
IMG drywallIMG drywall
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