We're Not Just Rock'n AnymoreServing New England residential and commercial building needs since 1970
Wallboard Supply Company is a third generation, family owned business that has been serving New England's building needs since 1970. Bob Filion started the company with a commitment to provide quality sheetrock and finishing products with unmatched customer service. The company has grown over the years, expanding its' product range, but never wavering from its' core values. Bob's son John, and grandson Ryan, now proudly lead the company, carrying on the same commitments that were made over 43 years ago.
Our product line includes Metal Framing, Drywall, Drywall Finishes and Trims, Insulation, Acoustical Ceilings, Acoustical Products, a complete line of Lumber Products including FSC® Certified, Weatherization Products, FRP, Windows, Sidings, Metal and Asphalt Single Roofing with Accessories, Fasteners, Firestop and Sealants, and a complete line of Contractor Tools.
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While hanging the drywall at your project site will require strength, readying it for finishing requires a well-developed skill. Here, we will delve into a few tips used by experienced professionals to achieve a smooth, professional drywall finish every time.
Tip #1: Use The Right Tools
As with all projects (from cooking to construction and beyond), having the proper tools on hand makes the entire project much easier. For drywall, you will need to start with sanding paper (with medium grit). Broad, stainless steel knives are also necessary for when you reach the finishing phase. You'll also need paper tape and a flexible steel blade which will come in handy while you're taping.