How to Repair a Cracked Drywall Ceiling - This Old House . my hubby did the same foot thru the ceiling trick, we've got to do this to repair it! I love Tom's explanation and step x step on how to fix this!
Installing tongue-and-groove (aka TG) boards is a fast, inexpensive way to panel any ceiling or wall. You can install TG over bare framing, drywall or plaster, so its a great cover-up for an ugly ceiling.
There's no reason to measure and cut drywall for an exact fit. It'll usually just cause trouble. Jamming in a piece that's too tight will crumble the edge or break out a corner (left). And removing a piece to shave a too-tight edge is messy and time consu