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What to do with this corner in terms of drywall?

I'm renovating an old house, i.e. no straight angles! Now I'm about to tackle this vertical corner with drywall. However, the top requires some shims, about an inch, in order to line up with existing ...
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Did I drill through a corner bead?

I was drilling into the wall by a corner to hang a plant and went through a thin metal panel. My first thought was that it was protecting a stud but I only see what looks like insulation behind it. My ...
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Can I use a corner bead over wood?

So for context, I had a stack pipe replaced, then I had a carpenter come and build a new wooden enclosure (see pictures) to cover the stack and the other pipes bringing water to an upstairs bathroom. ...
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Is it possible to change right angle corners to round corner beads?

We have 90 degree angle corners everywhere. After removing the cheap white plastic corner protectors the corners show damage. Rather than patching it with drywall mud to an exact right angles, can I ...
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Remove metal corner bead when extending wall

This is related to another question I asked in this forum (see Extending wall to ceiling with no studs/joist to anchor to). As you can see in the picture below I intend to extend the wall up to the ...
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Tiling exterior an exterior corner -are there any other options other than mitering the tiles or using bullnose tiles?

In the figure below I marked with red the outside corner I am talking about As far as I can see I could use bull nose tiles ore try to miter the tiles (which seems to be difficult as you need special ...
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Remove half corner bead

I’m replacing a portion of drywall that was previously covered in tile. The drywall is damaged enough that it needs replaced, not simply repairing. The wall is 8’ and all tile was below the 4’ mark. ...
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How do I fix a crooked inside corner drywall line?

I recently removed a fireplace and added new drywalls to open areas that were behind the fireplace. I also added drywall tape to the inside corners, and metal corner beads to the outside corner. Only ...
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How to install corner bead on an uneven corner

How do I install this corner bead without it buckling when I screw it down. Do I just fill the recessed spot with mud first? If it matters it's the ceiling in my shower.
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bullnose vinyl corner hole repair

I have a bullnose corner with roughly 3" hole. What is a good way to fill such a hole and repair? Can drywall patch be applied? Or some other method? Do I need mud or just spackling?
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How to finish Butt joint and corner bead within 5"?

I created pass through door between my kitchen and dining room. I am done screwing sheetrock to cover framing. I need to finish this job with drywall tapping and corner bead installation. Now as you ...
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Tape vs corner bead order of installation

Where a drywall sheet joint meets an outside corner, is it better to first install the tape over the joint or the metal corner bead? My old drywall finish guy did tape first, I think, but my new guy ...
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Any ideas for repairing water damage on outside corner with a rusty corner bead?

How would you approach repairing this kind of water damage, pictured, without reinstalling the stone tile? I think I've fixed the source of the water damage above. I was thinking that I would scrape/...
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Why is there 4 inches of metal at on each side of this column?

I have a column in my kitchen. As far as I can tell this is a decorative column, and doesn't contain anything structural -- I live in a high rise, it really cannot contain anything structural. Yet, ...
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How to attach an anchor to a corner bead?

I'm trying to hang a blind mount to my window frame. While doing so, I've noticed that I'm hitting the corner bead. I was wondering, if someone can please point me out to a tutorial, how to use an ...
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How to repair peeling corner bead?

I have this corner bead peeling. How do I fix it in place? Do I drill a hole and anchor it with a screw? This is inside the garage by the way.
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matching part of drywall with fiberboard

In the basement, I've got little room behind a door, that would only facilitate something like fiberboard, but the rest of the room is using drywall. I also don't have the ability to add a backing ...
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Tape or corner bead where Hardi meets Drywall?

I need to finish the outside corner above the shower alcove. The shower ceiling is hardibacker and the wall outside the shower is drywall. Where these two meet, what is the proper way to finish it so ...
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How to finish tiling an outside edge for a shower?

I am installing stone tile (travertine) in a shower. I do not have bullnose tile so I was planning on simply finishing the edge by slightly filing the corners of the tile so they're not sharp and then ...
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How do I attach a drywall corner bead to a wood door jamb?

I am installing a door into a wall and I do not want to have casing on the door. I want to install corner bead directly to the door jamb to create a "hidden door". It seems that typical corner bead is ...
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How should I treat a rusty corner bead in the bathroom before covering it again?

The paint got scraped off the corner bead in my bathroom, and now it's rusty. How can I treat it before spackling and repainting?
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Is it typical for the metal of corner bead to be exposed after it is finished being mudded?

I hired a company to finish the drywall job in my room. One of the things that sticks out like a sore thumb is the exposed edges of corner bead. I have never seen corner bead exposed like this. Isn'...
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How do I corner bead around two layers of 5/8" drywall?

Here it is: I still have yet to shave down the rough edges from when I scored and snapped it, but, after that, what can I use for corner bead? It's entirely possible that I will end up putting up a ...
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How do I solve my problems with a paper faced outside corner bead coming loose?

I'm doing drywall work around where the outside corner of my tray ceiling vertical meets the regular ceiling. I bought paper-faced metal corner beads and spray adhesive thinking it would be quicker ...
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How do I splice a drywall metal outside corner bead?

When re-finishing my ceiling (formerly popcorn, now smooth) I had some trouble with the edge of the tray ceiling in the master bedroom. Since the length of the tray was longer than a standard metal ...
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How well do metal inside corner beads work?

I'm currently doing some drywalling in my basement, and the biggest PITA for me is always finishing the inside corners. Recently I saw at Home Depot they have these metal inside corner bead pieces. ...
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