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4.5 gal. All Purpose Ready-Mixed Joint Compound

  • Versatile joint compound for all drywall finishing steps
  • Excellent for skim coating
  • Best-in-class for embedding tape
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Product Details
  • Versatile joint compound for all drywall finishing steps
  • Excellent for skim coating
  • Best-in-class for embedding tape
About This Product

USG Sheetrock Brand All Purpose Joint Compound is the original, most-trusted conventional weight all purpose, ready-mixed joint compound for all phases of drywall finishing. Use for repairing cracks on drywall and plaster, embedding USG Sheetrock Brand Paper Joint Tape, and applying drywall filling and finishing coats. May also be used for covering fasteners and USG Sheetrock Brand Corner Bead and Trim, skim coating drywall surfaces, and hand-applying simple textures. USG ready-mixed joint compounds are preferred for consistently high-quality work. Superior formulations are premixed to a creamy, smooth consistency and are essentially free of crater-causing air bubbles. They can be used in hand or machine-tool applications and offer excellent slip, bond, and easy workability.

  • Pre-mixed compound for minimal mixing, thinning, and retempering
  • Superior filling and finishing
  • Provides top-quality bond and hard finish surface
  • GREENGUARD Gold certified for low-emitting performance
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Product ID #: 100321605Internet #: 081099008450Model #: 380501
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Specifications

Dimensions: H 13 in, W 12 in, D 12 in

Dimensions

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)450Product Depth (in.)12 in
Product Height (in.)13 inProduct Width (in.)12 in

Details

Container Size4.5 gal.Drying Time (hours)24
Drywall FeaturesConventional WeightInterior/ExteriorInterior
Product Weight (lb.)61.7 lbTintedNo
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Questions & Answers

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Q:What is the working time for this product?
by|Feb 21, 2024
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A:  hopesdaddy33- The USG Sheetrock Brand All Purpose Ready-Mixed Joint Compound has great open time and is very workable. Jobsite conditions can affect working time and is key to minimizing potential problems during finishing operations. Temperature, humidity and airflow should remain constant, and match occupancy conditions as closely as possible. Uncontrolled environmental conditions, (i.e. changes and/or fluctuations in temperature, humidity and airflow) can adversely affect performance of material and final finish.

by|Feb 22, 2024
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    Q:Can I use this to skim coat cement board to finish it for painting? Or should a different product be used?
    by|Feb 4, 2024
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    A:  Katy- Do not apply ready-mixed or setting-type joint compound over unsealed Durock Cement Board. Follow the instructions below, or use Mold Tough Gypsum Panels, for areas that will not be tiled. The Mold Tough Gypsum Panels can be finished with joint compound. For Dry Untiled Areas—For small areas where the USG Durock® cement board will not be tiled, such as a board extending beyond the tiled area and abutting another surface, treat joints as follows. Seal USG Durock® cement board with Type 1 ceramic tile adhesive. (Mix four parts adhesive with one part water.) Embed USG Sheetrock® Brand joint tape over joints and treat fasteners with USG Sheetrock® Brand Durabond® setting-type joint compound (45 or 90) applied in conventional manner. Flat trowel USG Sheetrock® Brand setting-type joint compound over board to cover fasteners and fill voids to a smooth surface. Finish joints with at least two coats USG Sheetrock® Brand ready-mixed joint compound. Do not apply ready-mixed or setting-type joint compound over unsealed board.

    by|Feb 5, 2024
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      Q:My front porch ceiling was done with drywall it is cracked in the middle what good product can I use to repair and make sure is going to last thank you for your answer
      by|Jan 15, 2024
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      A:  Thank you for your inquiry. We recommend using a setting type joint compound such as Durabond for a porch ceiling. You will need to remove the existing compound and tape; and then refinish the joint. Thanks for choosing USG.

      by|Jan 15, 2024
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        Q:Looking for an all purpose lightweight compound. I know your popular all purpose is conventional weight. Is this considered lightweight or b/w lightweight and conventional? Or should I get ultra lightweight? I need one with easy sanding
        by|Jan 14, 2024
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        A:  Jaime- The USG Sheetrock Brand Ultra Lightweight Joint Compound is an all-purpose joint compound that is light weight and easy to sand.

        by|Jan 15, 2024
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          Customer Reviews

          4.7 out of 5
          • 4.7 out of 1,122 reviews
          • 91% recommend this product
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          Bought it and used it immediately with both mesh tape for regular sheetrock seams, and paper tape for corners. The consistency was perfect. It didn't drip but was pliable and easy to manipulate. A day later, I mixed it with water and, using a paint roller followed by a wide scraper trowel, I applied the skimcoat. I will by this product again.
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          Amazing smooth finish...
          Amazing smooth finish
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          All-purpose Joint Compound
          Great product for all my drywall taping work. When installed correctly, no issues with bubbling tape.
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            Quality. Best results from best products....
            Quality. Best results from best products.
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              Partially empty bucket
              When I got home 1/3 of the bucket was empty and missing product. I took it back and the whole pallet was that way. They cheated the customer even with these higher prices.
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                8 found this review helpful
                Easy for first time drywall project
                Got two of these for my garage remodeling project. Just use a mixer attachment with your power drill to mix it up. Added a little water for final coat to thin it out - but just a little water. For a first time doing mudding, it was breeze to use in my opinion.
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                  Excellent product, my wife and I are having a blast applthis product. Very easy but for first tim...
                  Excellent product, my wife and I are having a blast applthis product. Very easy but for first timers please mix it!!! It comes ready to use, but mix it because once you get how ever you need...(thick, thin, custard, yogurt, etc.) So EASY, skim coats excellently, and covers a lot, (2 buckets has done a livingroom, hallway, and kitchen) really good!!! We actually have popcorn walls(don't know what thats about), we tried to paint to over look it, did not work.
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                  5 found this review helpful
                  Goes on easy and smooth. Dries faster than others I have used.
                  Goes on easy and smooth. Dries faster than others I have used.
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                  1 found this review helpful
                  I didn't use this for its usual purpose. I mixed...
                  I didn't use this for its usual purpose. I mixed it with paint and troweled it on as a heavy plaster finish, and it came out quite well.
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                  10 found this review helpful
                  Excellent product, easy to use and dries fast. Also mops up easy if you drop some on the floor. ...
                  Excellent product, easy to use and dries fast. Also mops up easy if you drop some on the floor. I don't do this for a living I am a woman who decided to fix my own ceiling.
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