Whether you are an industry professional or new to the trade, the methods for drywall taping involve finding the right equipment for your project. For most professionals an automatic drywall taping kit provides everything that is necessary to get the job done. There are many brands out there that promise exceptional results, and that's why it's important to only invest in the automatic taping tool sets that are recommended and used by leaders in the field: Buying an Automatic Taping Tool Set The Brands There are a number of reputable brands in the industry such as: A typical set will include features such as: an automatic taper, corner roller, roller handle, flat boxes, pumps, gooseneck and filler. In many scenarios, you may be purchasing your kit from a supply house that does not have all of the recommended brands to try out. In this case, it is recommended that the tool set is handled to ensure that elements such as the control tube feels good to use and that the quality of the overall product looks reliable and tough. The fact is, an automatic taping kit is an investment and it should survive the test of time, throughout use on hundreds, if not thousands of drywall projects. Other factors to consider when buying a set include: Finally, every professional has developed their own procedure for the best methods for taping. The kit that you choose should include the components that will serve you best. Some drywall experts prefer 10" boxes, while others want bead boxes. The best approach for new industry professionals is to purchase a starter kit with a variety, to choose boxes, based on the individual project requirements. This way the trade can be learned with a number of tools and components, which can be used to refine and improve technique with each project. In conclusion, the best methods for taping are largely based on the drywall professional's personal preferences, combined with a high quality, commercial grade tool set. With brands out there like TapeTech and Hardened by Columbia, there are many options to choose from that will be a lasting replacement for an industry veteran, or a great way to break into the industry for the new professional. Be sure to ask questions, try out the equipment if possible and ensure that the customer support will be there, should anything go wrong with the new equipment throughout the course of the tool kit's lifespan.