What type of drywall mud to use?

Old 11-06-09, 09:47 AM
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What type of drywall mud to use?

I am about to drywall the ceiling in my living room and wondering what type of mud I should use. Can I use the pre-mixed tubs of all-purpose mud they sale at HD?
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Yes, you can

That's what I typically use
Old 11-06-09, 10:44 AM
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The all purpose joint compound [green lid] should be used for taping - it has better adhesive properties than the light weight muds do. Light weight mud is fine for the rest of it although if you only need one bucket - get the all purpose.

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