Let’s start with the basics: why should you use a rolled corner bead? It’s stronger and thicker than paper tape, and that added strength is going to be a lifesaver in many areas, especially long off-angle runs like the kind you’ll find on cathedral ceilings. And then, for outside corners, the biggest advantages are going to come down to flexibility and portability — you can fold the rolled solution to fit whatever corner you’re working with, and one box is going to be a lot easier to carry around than a box of 10-foot corner beads. But once you decide to use a rolled corner bead, how do you know which one to pick out of the many options out there? Let’s dig into comparing rolled corner bead options, and show how Trim-Tex’s Fast Edge® Rolls stand out from the crowd.
Of course, you already know how much we love our Fast Edge Rolls, so we’ll let someone else take you through the options on the market — in this video from the Build Show Network, pro drywall finisher Lydia Crowder (aka Drywall Shorty) takes you through the three most popular rolled corner beads on the market and explains their similarities and key differences: