how-to: drywall

Buying Guides

Be prepared before you buy. Learn how to select the drywall, tools and materials that match your needs and budget.      

Project Guides

We'll guide you through projects from start to finish, with instructions for selecting drywall, drywall fasteners and tools to get the job done right.      

Joint Compound for Texture and Repairs

The Home Depot pros help inspire you with fascinating new ideas for using joint compound to both create texture and make repairs.      

Shop The Home Depot for Drywall, Joint Compound & Tools

The Home Depot is the place to shop when your home improvement project requires drywall. We have many varieties of drywall and steel framing, as well as joint compound and drywall tools. If you are tackling a drywall job alone, consider ultra-lightweight drywall, which is easier to lift, carry and install. Of course, with any drywall project, you will need some drywall accessories. You will find what you need at The Home Depot, including drywall taping tools, drywall mesh tape, joint tape, steel studs, insulation, drywall screws, fasteners and drywall fire tape.  

Plus, you can count on The Home Depot for the expert advice you need to do the job right. For example, if you need help learning how to tape drywall or how to repair drywall, check out The Home Depot Project Guides and Buying Guides? we will guide you every step of the way. When you are in the store, the knowledgeable associates at The Home Depot can help you decide which drywall best meets your individual needs.