Drywall Finisher

Drywall finishers smooth the way.

Perfect looking walls owe their looks to great drywall finishing. If it isn’t done right, even the best wall covering won’t hide uneven surfaces and other flaws. As a drywall finisher, which is also called a taper, you’ll prepare unfinished interior drywall panels, which are usually gypsum, for painting by taping and finishing joints and imperfections.

During your training, you’ll learn every aspect of drywall finishing, including the tools, materials and procedures – like spreading joint compound and using paper tape to cover seams. You’ll also master how to spot, point, fill, finish and sand joints, angles and all surfaces and corners, and learn drywall regulations.

After completing your apprenticeship, you’ll be an expert in preparing walls so smooth, you could practically skate on them.

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