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Explore our PURPLE how-to tips, project and installation videos before your next project.

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Drywall Installation: Top Five Tips

Make sure to pick PURPLE products, use the right tools, measure, be safe and find a friend like Anitra Mecadon to help.

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How to Install & Finish Drywall with Anitra Mecadon

Watch as DIY guru and TV personality Anitra Mecadon shows do-it-yourselfers how to install and finish PURPLE drywall in 15 easy steps. Not only will you learn what materials to use and how much time it will take, you'll also learn tips and tricks the pros use to get the job done right.

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Step 1: Measuring & Estimating

This step helps you measure and estimate the amount of mold- and moisture-resistant PURPLE drywall you will need for your project.

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Step 2: Materials, Storage & Handling

Learn how to choose, store and handle PURPLE drywall for your DIY project.

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Step 3: How to Hang Ceilings

Find out everything you need to know about installing PURPLE drywall on the ceiling.

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Step 4: Securing the Ceiling with Fasteners

Secure PURPLE on the ceiling drywall using screws as fasteners.

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Garage Design Tips and Trends

Before you start a garage renovation, Anitra Mecadon has this design tip you should consider.

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Media Room Design Tips and Trends

Designer Anitra Mecadon recommends this smart upgrade to finish your media room remodel.

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Bathroom Design Tips and Trends

Designer Anitra Mecadon shares the latest trends for bathroom renovations.

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Home Renovation Design Quick Tip

Take this advice from designer Anitra Mecadon when you're renovating a room in your home.

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Home Renovation Permit Quick Tip

Make sure your contractor is doing these things so that your home renovation goes smoothly.

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Finding a Renovation Contractor

If you're looking for a remodeling contractor for your home renovation, designer Anitra Mecadon has a tip for finding the right one.

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Drywall Installation

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Drywall Finishing & Repair

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Drywall Definitions

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10-Step Guide to Installation & Finishing