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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Should you texture drywall?

There are a number of reasons you may want to texture your drywall. The first is to cover up imperfections in the drywall itself. You may also do it to add an interesting look or dimension to your wall. 

Beyond these practical and aesthetic choices, it’s worth considering that textured drywall may attract more dust, could be more difficult to clean and can chip off easily, taking the paint with it. 

Chat with a drywall texturing specialist to learn more about your options and get free estimates.

What are the different types of drywall texture?

There are plenty of interesting drywall textures beyond the smooth eggshell look. Some common ones include:

  • Popcorn ceiling, which features rounded knobs that are great for sound dampening and covering up repair work. 
  • Orange peel texture features a slightly wrinkled surface like an orange peel.
  • Comb texture creates a series of stacked, curved grooves. 
  • Stomp brush texture is formed by driving a loaded mud brush against the wall and pulling it away. 
  • Skip trowel technique is also popular and leaves a unique, uneven surface that resembles stucco.

Talk to drywall texturing professionals to figure out which type is right for you.

Do drywall contractors need a license?

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.

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 drywall contractors do insulation?

A drywall contractor focuses on drywall. If you want to install insulation (or upgrade your existing installation), you should hire an insulation contractor. It's possible that your drywall contractor may be able to offer basic insulation services, but for more advanced insulation installation (such as spray foam), go with a professional who specializes in this. 

How do I find a good drywall contractor?

The best way to find a good drywall contractor is by searching for the top-rated contractors near you on Thumbtack. View their ratings, and read their reviews to see how they did on past drywall projects. Pay attention to the photos uploaded by the customers and contractors, so you can analyze their quality of work. 

After you found a few contractors you like, ask them for price quotes. For more tips on how to hire contractors, read our in-depth guide.

Reviews for drywall texturers
Thumbtack Customer
Just had Bill patch up some damaged drywall and texture it. He was very professional, performed quality work, and was prompt. Couldn't ask for an easier or smoother experience, I would certainly hire again.
Handyman BillHandyman Bill
Sunil P.
I had to bring Floyd out to the project to see how my current drywall and texture and he gave excellent advice which helped me finish with the existing drywall company. I could tell he has much experience and his insight helped me finish that job with the other company. We then went to priming and painting the entire house incl. garage which was a big job as it was 2 coats of primer on brand new drywall with a Level 5 finish. The results were excellent and I ended up also adding additional work with final painting of the kitchen and bathroom which came out splendidly. You will get the sense that Floyd is busy and stays busy - for good reason - but I never felt rushed or that he was hurrying through the job just to finish. I was impressed at how professional he was and I appreciate the attentiveness to detail and to also make sure he treated the jobsite and this project with the utmost consideration. It was a pleasure to work with Floyd - I am glad everything aligned - pricing and availability - and that I was able to connect and work with him. Will certainly reach out in the future and I get the feeling I should be very glad that I had the chance to work with him now as I am sure he will only continue to be in higher and higher demand. Many thanks and all the very best -
Henson Drywall & Paint ServicesHenson Drywall & Paint Services
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