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Door to doorless: drywall repair or replace

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Old 09-03-14, 05:46 PM
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Door to doorless: drywall repair or replace

I would like to replace a door with a doorless entry by just drywalling around the studded opening. I removed the casing and door jamb, but in the process discovered that the drywall is crumbling and cracked in many places along the wall (maybe I caused this when removing the casing?) Anyway, can this be repaired, or must the drywall be replaced before I can put on corner bead, etc?

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Old 09-03-14, 05:56 PM
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Just apply sheetrock to the open edge and corner beads. You can make the boogers go away with joint compound.
 
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Old 09-04-14, 03:49 AM
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The corner bead should hide most of the damage and as Larry said, the rest can be fixed with j/c.
 
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