Why Use Drywall? Lath & Plaster was TOO MUCH WORK!!!
Drywall was invented in 1916 and basically was gypsum squeezed between two panels of paper that could be nailed or screwed to the studs
Hanging Drywall Horizontally
Advantages of Horizontal Method: Ease of Mud Floating More Contact with Studs
How to Hang Drywall Start by filling in space with 4’x8’ sheets FIRST
How to Hang Drywall Then go back and cut to fill in void spaces
How to Hang Drywall Make sure the drywall sheet lands on the center of the stud
Poorly Set Screws Too Deep