How Many Drywall Screws Should You Use Per Sheet?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 5, 2020 11:47:59 PM ET

Each sheet of drywall typically requires 32 screws to secure it properly and ensure that the installation complies with local building codes. For a 4-by-8-foot sheet, this equates to four rows of eight screws, if the joists or studs are evenly spaced.